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President

Chief Superintendent Paul Fotheringham
Detective Chief Superintendent Paul Fotheringham served the first half of his service for Kent police in local policing and the second half in specialist crime, including protecting vulnerable people, covert policing, serious crime and homicide investigation. He has sat on the national working group for kidnap and extortion and also the Operation Hydrant SIO peer review cadre supporting and advising forces across the country on the response to previously unreported sexual offending in an institutionalised setting. 
 
Paul has recently led 'Operation Sandpiper' - the investigation into the crimes of convicted murderer and necrophiliac David Fuller, who received a double whole life sentence in December. 
 
Paul has been a PSA branch official for the last six years, a district official and a member of the PSA National Executive Committee for three years. Paul has been a long-standing member of the Panel of Friends and supported colleagues ‘at risk’. Paul was elected to the position of President of the PSA in January taking up his position in March 2022.
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Vice President

Chief Superintendent Harvi Khatkar
Harvi has served with West Midlands Police for 28 years. As superintendent, a rank she reached in 2017, she has worked in local policing and for two years was the Senior Responsible Officer for the force’s biggest IT change programme.  Her most recent post was as head of Criminal Justice Services.
 
She has worked across the force in areas including local policing, response, operations, integrated offender management, partnerships and intelligence. She has also led on Home office-funded projects in relation to hate crime, domestic abuse and missing children, which resulted in changes to policy in force, the local authority and the CPS.   
 
She was the first female superintendent, tactical firearms commander and public order bronze commander in her force from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background.  In 2021, she was elected as the PSA lead for Black, Asian and minority ethnic members.
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National Secretary

Chief Superintendent, Dan Murphy
Chief Superintendent Dan Murphy is a Kent police officer who has served in both uniform and detective positions at different ranks during his service. He has undertaken investigative, operational and organisational management roles. He has performed the roles of strategic firearms commander, senior investigating officer and authorising officer, which included being on the executive committee of the National Source Working Group.
 
 Dan was promoted to superintendent in February 2007 and in the same year took up a branch executive role that he held until his transfer to the position of national secretary (designate) in January 2017. Dan has been an active member of the Panel of Friends since 2009 and became the national secretary in July 2017.
 
 Dan is qualified in both a BA(Hons) degree in Business Studies and a Masters’ degree in Police Leadership and Management. He is married with three children and in his free time enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, skiing, cooking, DIY and runs a local scout group.

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Assistant National Secretary

Eamonn Carroll
Eamonn is the assistant national secretary for the Police Superintendents’ Association.
 
 He was the association’s professional standards co-ordinator from June 2012 to February 2014.
 
 Eamonn retired from British Transport Police in 2011, having served in a variety of both uniform and CID roles.
 
 As a senior investigating officer he led a number of high profile major investigations. He was an active member of the Police Superintendents’ Association and became a member of the Panel of Friends in 2006. As chief superintendent he performed the roles of head of professional standards and head of territorial policing until his retirement.
 
 He was awarded a Master’s Degree in business administration by Henley Business School in 2000.

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National Officer

Chief Superintendent Paul Griffiths, OBE
Chief Superintendent Paul Griffiths is a Gwent police officer and has served in both uniform and detective ranks throughout his career. He has performed operational, investigative and organisational roles for his police force. He is a senior investigating officer, strategic firearms commander, authorising officer and a negotiator co-ordinator. He has led one of the largest modern slavery investigations in the United Kingdom.
  
Paul has held branch and district executive roles for the Police Superintendents’ Association since 2010 and was on the Panel of Friends. He was elected to vice president in 2016 and served as president between March 2019 and March 2022.
  
Paul is an officer of the Order of St John, holds a BSc (Hons), MSc in criminal justice studies and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Chartered Management Institute. He is a trustee with Police Care UK, National Police Memorial Day Charity and National Arboretum Memorial Trust. He is Chair of St John Gwent Council. He is married with two sons and in his spare time enjoys physical challenges, adventures and charity work. He has combined all three to raise money for police charities, by walking 870 miles around the Coastal Path of Wales,  completing the UK 24 Hours Three Peaks Challenge, cycling over 2100 miles around every Police Headquarters, walking 86 miles along the Hadrian’s Wall Path in 36 hours, walking the full length of the Thames Path, covering 180 miles in July 2019 and cycling unsupported from John O’Groats to Lands End in 2020.
 
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Professional Standards Co-ordinator

Victor Marshall, OBE
Victor is the professional standards co-ordinator for the Police Superintendents’ Association. Victor joined Sussex Police in 1979 and served in a variety of roles including firearms, public order, uniform, CID and professional standards retiring as a detective superintendent.
 
 Victor held a unique position whist seconded to the Home Office advising ministers, the police service and policing oversight bodies on all aspects of the police complaints system, dealing with misconduct and unsatisfactory performance and attendance procedures.
 
 Victor was responsible for setting up and implementing the recommendations from the Taylor Review of the police officer disciplinary arrangements and creating the legislation and regulatory framework for the system. He has lectured extensively on these subjects throughout the United Kingdom and abroad.
 
 Victor has been a member of the Police Superintendents’ Association’s Panel of Friends for a number of years. He also sits on the disciplinary appeals panel for judges, magistrates and tribunal members.
 
 He was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year honours list in 2010 and he holds two Royal Humane Society awards for saving lives.

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Media and Communications Adviser

Lucy Sheehan
Lucy became the media and communications adviser for the Police Superintendents’ Association in March 2019.

Lucy has extensive experience in police communications, having worked for her home force, Suffolk Constabulary for seven years, working in a variety of roles within the Corporate Communications Department.  She specialised in internal communications and change communications, before becoming senior news officer, then corporate news manager, responsible for all operational, strategic and corporate communications on behalf of the force.
 
 She left Suffolk Constabulary to pursue a freelance career in 2016 and has since worked for a number of private and public sector clients providing PR and communications support.  She has continued to work in policing throughout her freelance career and through the Police Superintendents’ Association, is a member of the Association of Police Communicators. 

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Support staff

PA to the Presidential Team
Wendy Conway

PA to the National Secretariat
Sue Payne

Finance Officer
Suzanne Fassum

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