Sir Peter FahyLocation: England, Staffordshire, Rugeley Speciality: Social Care, Education, Faith
For 34 years Sir Peter was a police officer serving in 5 different police forces and ending up as Chief Constable of Greater Manchester.
In that time Sir Peter dealt with the full range of operational and leadership challenges including many change programmes and four years of budget cuts. He had national responsibility for workforce development, the Special Constabulary and the Prevent Programme.
Sir Peter has a continuing interest in counter extremism, community cohesion and race and diversity.
He is a member of the US Police Executives Research Forum and previously sat on their board.
On leaving the police Sir Peter took up a position of Chief Executive of the Street Children charity Retrak which I then brought together with the modern slavery charity Hope for Justice. He now works for both origanisations as Director of Strucutral Change.
Retrak believes that children develop best in safe, caring family settings. Retrak get street children back to families but also work in orphanages and remand homes . They also do a lot of preventative work to strengthen families and parenting particularly against the dangers of trafficking and domestic slavery.
Sir Peter has a particular interest in policies to protect vulnerable children, mobilise communities and new models of multi-agency working.
He is chair of Plus Dane Housing Association and Chair the National Housing Federation Refugee Network.