Alex Bowen has today (1 August) been confirmed as the new Chief Digital Data and Technology Officer for the Police Digital Service (PDS). Alex has supported PDS in various roles since its inception in 2021, and takes up this role after setting up the project delivery practice as the Director of Delivery Services.
Alex has a wealth of experience having worked for fifteen years across various roles within policing, an additional eleven years in the Special Constabulary, and as a Trustee of a large high performing charity.
Alex commented: “I am delighted to be taking up this post and I look forward to continuing to help PDS support policing in delivery of the National Policing Digital Strategy its funding commitments, and programmes that are having a real impact on the front line. Policing in the UK is already carrying out vital work on innovating and evolving its Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) capabilities and I’m pleased to be working alongside passionate and committed police officers and staff in this area, helping to keep their communities safe”
Recruitment for a new Director of Delivery Services is currently underway. Those interested in applying for the role should apply on the PDS website by Friday 19th August.