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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.


 Matthew Barber

  Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner

  Paul Hammond

  Chief Executive & Monitoring Officer

  Ian Thompson

  Chief Finance Officer & Deputy Chief Executive

  Vicki Waskett

  Governance Manager & Deputy Monitoring Officer

  Shona Morrison

  Head of Policy and Commissioning

  Judi Banks

  Principal Accountant & Deputy CFO 

  Colin Simpson

  Senior Assistant Account

  Becky Collins

  Finance Assistant

  Neil Shovell

  Chief Internal Auditor

  Amy Shearn
  Principal Auditor

  Sierra Reid

  Governance Manager

  Jim Katouzian

  ICVS Manager and Governance Officer

  Heather Sherkunov- Currently on secondment

  Communication and Engagement Manager

  Sarah Stokes
  Communication and Engagement Officer (Victims First Services)
  Ashley Sellwood
  Communication and Engagement Officer

  Cath Marriott

  Policy Officer (Policing and Performance)

  Gary Evans

  Policy Officer (Policing and Performance)

  Wendy Walker

  Policy Officer (Partnerships and Commissioning)

  Candy Heinrich

  Policy Officer (Partnerships and Commissioning)

 Holly Turner- Currently on Secondment

  Business Change Project Manager

  Jessica Saxton

  Crime Analyst

  Charlotte Roberts

  Executive Assistant to the PCC & DPCC

  Alysha Jhutti (Temp)

  Admin Support Assistant

  Eddie Fitzpatrick

  Victims First Manager

  Nazia Ahmed

  Victims First Team Leader

  Malcolm Wills

  Victims First Officer

  Michelle Richards

  Victims First Officer

  Chloe Carter

  Victims First Officer

  Lesley Gorman (Temp)

  Victims First Officer

  Phil Hall (Temp)

  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’ 28 staff, 18 are women. Three 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.