Wayne Parkes has worked in ICT for over 35 years and more specifically in police ICT for 25 years. He is very proud of the police service and gets great satisfaction in delivering technology and services that make a real difference in policing and protecting the public from harm. Wayne’s 25 years with Warwickshire Police and latterly with West Mercia Police has been quite diverse as he has led a number of other business support services such as Estates, Transport, People Services, Finance and Corporate Communications in addition to ICT. He has led the extensive ICT transformation programme to enable the alliance between Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police and transformed the ICT service to a new Digital Service. Wayne has been actively involved with the development of the National Police Technology Council (NPTC) over many years and was elected as Chair of the NPTC in September 2018. He has also taken on the role of Director of the National Enabling Programme.