Wayne Parkes
Wayne Parkes
National Enabling Programmes Director
National Police Chief's Council

Wayne has worked in ICT for over 35 years and in police ICT for 25 years. He’s a fervent supporter 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. His 25 years with Warwickshire Police and latterly with West Mercia Police have been diverse, leading him through business support services such as estates, transport, people services, finance and corporate communications in addition to ICT. He 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. He’s been actively involved with the development of NPTC over many years prior to taking on the role of the National Enabling Programme Director. Wayne has also been elected as the Chair of NPTC where he is a strong advocate of the Police ICT community.