Paul West joined the Board in September 2016 as our Diocesan Representative. He has thirty-two years of policing experience, including thirteen years as a chief officer and eight years as the Chief Constable of West Mercia Policy. In 2011 he was joint Director of the Indian Police Service Mid-Career Training Programme in Hyderabad, India. He has been the Bishop of Worcester's Criminal Justice Affairs advisor since 2012. He is an independent member of the Judicial Appointments Commission, sits on Policy Appeals Tribunals in Northern Ireland and is a member of the Prison Service Pay Review Body. He has previously been a Governor of the University of Worcester and is currently Chair of Governors at Bromsgrove School.