Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner support the PCC and Deputy PCC to successfully carry out their duties.

A small OPCC staff provides support in a number of areas including strategic financial policy and planning, audit, performance monitoring and scrutiny, governance and compliance, service commissioning, grant funding and partnerships, communications and engagement, press and media and general administrative duties. 

The two statutory roles that every Police and Crime Commissioner must have are Chief Executive, Paul Hammond and Chief Finance Officer, (Treasurer) Ian Thompson.


Paul Hammond

Chief Executive

Ian Thompson

Chief Finance Officer & Deputy Chief Executive

Vicki Waskett

Governance Manager & Deputy Monitoring Officer

Shona Morrison

Policy Development Manager

Judi Banks

Principal Accountant & Deputy Chief Finance Officer 0.7 fte

Colin Simpson

Senior Assistant Account and ICVS Administrator

 Cameron Leitelmayer

 Assistant Accountant- Apprentice

Neil Shovell

Chief Internal Auditor

Amy Shearn
Principal Auditor 0.7 fte

Sierra Reid

Governance Officer

Candy Heinrich

PR & Communications Officer

Sarah Stokes
Support Officer (PR & Communications)

Cath Marriott

Policy Development Officer (Policing and Performance)

Gary Evans

Policy Development Officer (Policing and Performance)

Eddie Fitzpatrick

 Policy Development Officer (Partnerships and Commissioning)

Wendy Walker

 Policy Development Officer (Partnerships and Commissioning)

Jim Katouzian

 Suppport Officer (Policy Development)

Charlotte Roberts

 Executive Assistant to the PCC & DPCC

Hannah Brown

 Admin Support Assistant

Nazia Ahmed

Victims First Officer

Malcolm Wills

Victims First Officer

Danielle Stanborough 

Victims First Officer


Victims First Officer


Victims First Officer


Victims First Officer


Support Officer (PR & Communications)


Data Quality Officer


Please Note:  In addition, the Office of the PCC will continue to receive general business support services and specialist professional advice and support provided by staff located within Thames Valley Police and employed by the Chief Constable.  These services are being provided under section 2(5) and paragraph 7(1) of Schedule 2 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011


View the staff structure of the OPCC

Find out the salaries of the senior employees of the OPCC and the PCC

Of the OPCCS’ 22 staff, 13 are women. Two of our members of staff are from an ethnic minority. One of our members of staff has a disability.

The Office of the PCC also runs the Independent Custody Visitor Scheme to find out more visit our Custody Visiting page

If you would like to contact the office you can do so by visiting our Getting in touch page



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