Find out about the senior managers who lead South Wales Police.
Catherine has been Head of Communications at South Wales Police since 2011.
She has 17 years experience in marketing and communications and is responsible for co-ordinating strategic communications across the organisation. She also provides professional advice and support to the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable.
Catherine leads a communications team which consists of marketing, internal communications, media relations, digital communications, printing and visual media.
Clare worked as a Construction Project Manager for 10 years prior to joining South Wales Police in February 2009. Before being appointed as Head of Estates, Clare undertook a number of roles within the Estates Department including Capital Programme Manager and deputising for the previous Head of Estates.
Clare is responsible for all elements relating to the built environment, from the maintenance of a large policing estate through to multi million pound capital projects. She also manages Central Stores, who are responsible for supplying uniform and operational equipment, and the Printing Department who provide all internal sign, display and printing services.
Clare is currently leading on the construction of a new police Learning & Development facility which will be operational in 2022.
Debbie joined South Wales Police in 2004 as a Human Resources Advisor for Crime, the Region and operational support. She then progressed to become the Regional Counter Terrorist Coordinator setting up the first training hub for the country. Debbie moved on to work within the All Wales Central Team as the Strategic Change Manager for police collaboration and is currently the assistant director for learning and development services.
Debbie’s previous experience includes over 21 years in the private sector including sales, store manager and regional HR Manager. She also has previous experience within higher education holding a lecturing position for two years.
David was appointed as Assistant Director of Finance in May 2017, having served previously in the capacity of Principal Financial Accountant at both South Wales Police and Gwent Police for the previous 14 years. David has built up significant experience in the production of statutory accounts, treasury management, corporate governance, taxation, change management, budgeting, business case preparation and the delivery of exchequer services functions. David is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy and has a degree in Mathematics.
David is married with four sons and is a keen sportsman having played and coached American Football for 30 years.
Martin has worked in a number of IT roles including Technical Support, Software Development, Product Management and IT Management across the Private, Public and Charity sector.
A Chartered IT Professional, Martin joined South Wales Police as Head of ICT in 2003. He became Assistant Director of Information Services following the merger of Information Technology with Information Management.
Siân was appointed Head of Procurement in 2009. She has responsibility for ensuring the delivery of value for money for all goods and services procured by the force.
In her current role as Strategic Procurement Lead, she has strategic responsibility for co-ordinating collaborative procurement activities for Dyfed-Powys, Gwent and South Wales Police forces.
Sian has over 20 years commercial experience in both the private and public sector, including procurement roles within Sony Manufacturing and ACCO Brands.