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Appointment of an Acting Chief Finance Officer, Office of Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner


To appoint an Acting Chief Finance Officer with associated section 151 responsibility and duties from 1st February 2017 until 31st December 2017

Decision Summary

Following the resignation of the current OPCC Chief Finance Officer, Josie Gowler, the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Business Co-ordination Board meeting on the 17th January 2017 discussed and agreed to the proposal for the Deputy Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire Fire Authority to become the OPCC Acting Chief Finance Officer (and Acting Section 151 Officer) for an initial period to 31 December 2017. It is anticipated that the time commitment will be flexible and subject to the needs of the business.

To support the Acting Chief Finance Officer in his role, it is proposed that an Interim Head of Finance be appointed for three days per week.