Chief Constable Simon Cole, QPM - Leicestershire Police



Assistant Commissioner Rob Beckley, QPM - Metropolitan Police


Your Executive Team

Ian Miller, MBE, CA.



Ian Miller is a Chartered Accountant, Chairman of Today Translations, and a business consultant. He advises national and international businesses on strategy, performance improvement and the negotiation of M&A deals and major bids.  He was until mid-2012 Executive Vice President of NTT Data’s EMEA business. Prior to NTT Data, he was responsible for Keane Inc’s business in Europe, Middle East and Africa until Keane was acquired by NTT Data.  Before joining Keane in September 2009 he was Vice President, Energy Industries Group, in Hewlett Packard Inc.  He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Parity Group plc, an IT services company, for which he led a complete restructuring and re-capitalization process through the period from 2001 to 2004.


Before Parity, Ian was President of the Energy Global Industry Group of EDS, based in Dallas. He grew the business from $400 million revenue to $1.2 billion in four years through a series of major outsourcing contract wins and acquisitions. Prior to joining EDS in 1994 he spent 16 years at PA Consulting Group, the last six as Partner responsible for the Global Energy practice. He specialized in business strategy and organization, and advised clients as diverse as BP, Shell, Chevron Texaco, ENI and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company.


Ian qualified as a chartered accountant with a member firm of KPMG. Ian was a non-executive director of KBC Advanced Technologies PLC from 2004 to 2011, and was Non-Executive Chairman from 2008 to 2011.


He also holds the post of Commander of the City of London Police Special Constabulary and was awarded the MBE for services to policing in Scotland and the City of London.


Chris Fisher-Wight

Treasurer & Finance Director


Chris has worked for Lloyds Banking Group for over 30 years. He is currently the Group’s lead on economic sanctions relating to such countries as Iran, Syria and North Korea. He is also a member of the BBA’s Sanctions Panel providing advice and guidance to the industry and the Government including the impact of Brexit on the UK Sanctions regime. Outside the UK, Chris has also advised various UN Sanctions Panels and the US Government, especially regarding Iran.


Prior to that he has undertaken a number of roles within the Group, including managing various projects which have ranged from launching new departments to designing new reporting systems as well as managing large scale financial crime investigations.


He is currently the Deputy Chief Officer for the City of London Special Constabulary and the Special Superintendent for Uniform Policing in the City. During his time with the City police, he was the first City Special Police Officer to be trained as a Level 2 Pubic Order officer, the first cycle trained and also Silver commander. He has also presented to various US law enforcement agencies on how the UK Special Constabulary works with their regular colleagues.



James Deller


Dale Checksfield  PGDip, Master Mariner

Marketing, Media & Communications Officer

Twitter: @DurhamSCChief


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Dale Checksfield is a Master Mariner with a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Navigation and graduate of the Joint Services Command and Staff College, holding a Level 7 qualification in Strategic Management & Leadership.


He was, until 2010, a Navigating and Operations Officer in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary with operational deployments worldwide, including service in Sierra Leone and in support of operations in Afghanistan and was selected as the first British exchange officer with the United States Military Sealift Command serving aboard the USNS BRIDGE. Following successful completion of the Royal Navy Specialist Navigator Course on HMS EDINBURGH, passing with Distinction, his last post was as Fleet Navigation and Seamanship Officer in Royal Navy HQ, Whale Island, Portsmouth.


Moving into the private sector in late 2010, he joined Overseas Shipholding Group as a Marine Superintendent with responsibility for 7 oil tankers trading internationally. Following redundancy, he moved into the offshore Oil & Gas industry providing marine operations support on Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Vessels. Passing the Offshore Installation Managers selection panel in 2014 Dale was promoted to Offshore Installation Manager responsible for the operational and business performance of the FPSO. Following completion of an 18 month senior leader development program in October 2016, he became installation manager of a fixed oil & gas platform with responsibility for 2 installations producing oil & gas for UK consumption.


He is a coach and mentor to 10 Special Constables across the UK, an upward coach and LGBT Ally. He is the Chief Officer of Durham Special Constabulary and Marketing, Media & Communications Officer for ASCCO and an active user of social media on @DurhamSCCChief.


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