Sir Peter Fahy

He was a police officer for 34 years and served for 7 years as Chief Constable of Greater Manchester. During that time he championed neighbourhood policing and working more closely with local community groups. He held national responsibility for the Special Constabulary and for preventing violent extremism. In November 2015 he was appointed Chief Executive of the charity Retrak which works with street children in a number of African countries.


Julia Robertson

Julia is a freelance television and DVD producer, having worked for several years as a researcher, director and producer for BBC and Granada television programmes. Julia is also an accomplished visual artist who designs and makes bespoke pieces including paintings.
She is married with two children and attends Emmanuel St James in Didsbury..


Paul Blakey MBE

Paul is the founder/co-founder of Street Angels, CNI Network, Faith and Police Together, Calderdale chaplains. He is an author, broadcaster, communicator and popular international speaker.

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Chief Supt David Smart

David was head of the Metropolitan Police’s Prevent programme, with 30 years experience in the Met Police. He is recently retired and is a long-standing supporter of ROC. David has worked with us over a number of years and spoken at various ROC conferences and events.


ACC People Angela Williams

Assistant Chief Constable Angela Williams has 28 years’ service with West Yorkshire Police. On joining the Police, her early postings were in Leeds and Bradford, before moving to Professional Standards Department at HQ.  More recently, she has been the Commander at Bradford, Airedale and latterly Calderdale Districts.

After a short spell as Head of Protective Services Operations, she took up the role of Temporary Assistant Chief Constable with responsibility for ‘District Policing’ across the whole of West Yorkshire.  She was confirmed as Assistant Chief Constable and in May 2017 took up the role of ACC People where she is the executive lead for the People Directorate and Professional Standards Department.

Assistant Chief Constable Williams is the Force Lead, linking in closely with the College of Policing, on Apprenticeships and PEQF, as well as taking prime responsibility on the anticipated uplift of Police Officers.

The implementation of Positive Action within the Force, the various strands within the People Directorate portfolio including, Citizens in Policing, Special Constables, Police Volunteers, Force Independent Advisory Group and Police Cadets are all lead by ACC Williams.

Away from Policing, Angela likes to keep fit and healthy and has two teenage children whom keep her extremely busy!

Please take time to read through our annual report for 2019/20. Annual Report 2019 PDF