Gemma Stannard is a senior police staff leader who has worked in policing for ove 20 years. She has significant experience in the business planning, strategy, change, performance, analysis, learning and evidence based policing arenas. She is accomplished at working at a local and at a national level; leading departments across multiple organisations; communicating with and influencing senior leaders; building strong networks with partners; leading change and improving efficiency. Gemma completed the Strategic Command Course in 2020. Since April 2020 Gemma has been seconded to Operation Talla (the national policing response to Covid-19), leading the national recovery, reform and organisational learning programme. In October 2020 Gemma also took on responsibility, on behalf of the NPCC and APCC, for the development of the 2030 Policing Vision.