Request for OPCC employee titles and contact details

Reference: 20008

Date Added: Monday, November 2, 2020

Category: Miscellaneous

Disclosure Details

Two duties are placed on public authorities under Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). Notwithstanding applicable exemptions, the first duty at, Section 1(1) (a), is to confirm or deny whether the information specified in a request is held. The second duty at, Section1 (1) (b), is to disclose information that has been confirmed as being held. Under the provisions of those sections of the FOIA, we can confirm that the information you seek is partly  held by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent. Please find response below.


Could you please provide up to date Names, Job Titles, telephone numbers and email addresses for the following;


  • Commissioner

Jeff Cuthbert, 01633 642200,


Deputy Commissioner

-  Eleri Thomas, 01633 642200,


  • Chief Executive

Sian Curley, 01633 642200,


  • Chief Finance officer

Darren Garwood-Pask, 01633 642200,


  • Commissioning Officer

We do not have job titled Commissioning Officer but we do have a Principal Finance and Commissioning Manager, Emma Lionel, 01633 642200,


  • Head of Governance

We do not have a job titled Head of Governance but we do have a Head of Assurance and Compliance, Joanne Regan, 01633 642200,


  • Head of Procurement

Procurement support services are provided by Gwent Police


  • Head of Data / ICT / Digital

Data / ICT / Digital support services are provided by Gwent Police


  • Department Directors / Heads  Or the equivalent job titles in your organisation.

Head of Communications and Engagement, Rhodri Guest, 01633 642200, and Head of Strategy, Johanna Robinson, 01633 642200,


  • In addition if you have an up to date 2020 senior staff organisation or structure chart could you please forward a copy to me in either Excel or pdf format.


Please see attached OPCC organisational chart in PDF format which is also available on our website at the following link: 


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