Board Members

Marc Jones PCC for Lincolnshire

Marc was elected as Chair of the APCC in July 2021, on a two year term.

He has been the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire since 2016.

He has previously served as a County Councillor in Lincolnshire, where he was the authority’s executive member for finance and property. He is a former Deputy Leader of Lincoln City Council.

Alison Hernandez PCC for Devon and Cornwall

Alison is the elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon, Cornwall, and the Isles of Scilly. She was first elected in 2016.

She was elected as APCC Vice Chair, on a one-year term, in July 2021.

Alun Michael PCC for South Wales

Alun has served as Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales since November 2012. Previously he was the Labour and Co-operative Member of Parliament for Cardiff South and Penarth.

He was elected as APCC Vice Chair, on a one-year term, in July 2021.

Katy Bourne OBE PCC for Sussex

Katy has served as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex since 2012.

She is a graduate of Aberystwyth University and is married with two sons. She was a successful business woman before entering politics and retains a keen interest in innovative business start-ups including green technologies.

Katy was awarded an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) for public and political services in the Queen's Birthday Honours in June 2019.

Roger Hirst PFCC for Essex

Roger was first elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex in 2016, and became the first PCC to take on joint governance of fire and rescue services in his area making him the country’s first Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

He has more than 30 years experience as a leading financial analyst in the City, having run the European investment research divisions of major UK, European and US international banks.

David Lloyd PCC for Hertfordshire

David has served as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire since 2012, and is the Lead of the APCC Portfolio Group on Criminal Justice.

Before being elected as a PCC, David was Chairman of the Hertfordshire Police Authority.

Kim McGuinness PCC for Northumbria

Kim was elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria in a by-election in July 2019, and serves as the APCC portfolio lead on Workforce.

She had previously sat on Newcastle City Council, joining the authority's cabinet in 2016 as Executive Member for Culture, Sport and Public Health.

James Thomson, Chair of the City of London Police Authority Board

James is the Chair of the City of London Police Authority Board and Chair of the Police Authority’s Economic and Cyber Crime Committee. The Police Authority Board is responsible for holding the Commissioner of the City of London Police to account.

In July 2021, in line with the APCC's Articles, the other seven Board members agreed to co-op James to the Board to represent the Other Policing Governance Bodies group.

James also sits on the Home Office Fraud Policing Oversight Board, which is where City of London Police is held to account externally for its role as National Lead Force for Fraud and Cyber Crime.