Heather Baily - Non-Executive Director


Heather Baily.jpgHeather has spent the majority of her professional career in policing, initially with the Metropolitan Police Service and later with Hertfordshire Constabulary where she served as an assistant chief constable with responsibility for major crime, counter terrorism and safeguarding. 

She was the East of England lead for serious and organised crime and led the constabulary’s response to collaboration with Bedfordshire and later Cambridgeshire police services. 

As deputy chief constable, she continued to lead on wider collaboration as well as corporate, legal services and HR. On leaving policing, she took up a role with the Garda Inspectorate in the Republic of Ireland, inspecting policing services. 

Since then, she has also held posts as a board member with the NCA and Police Remuneration Review Body and as a Non-Executive Director with the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland. 

She is currently the Chair of the Security Industry Authority, a body with regulates the private security industry.   As a Non-Executive Director with Dorset Healthcare, Heather chairs the Mental Health Act Legislation Assurance Committee and is also Deputy Chair of the Trust.

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