Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is a non-executive, voluntary Board whose remit is to:

  • Advise PIER on how best to grow capacity and solidify its position as a national centre of excellence in policing research and to help it raise its profile nationally and internationally.
  • Offer strategic level support and challenge to the Director of PIER and encourage a realistic ambition for PIER informed by developments in the external landscape.
  • Ensure that PIER activities are delivered in line with its values (set out in the PIER Strategy) and with due regard to risk and ethics.
  • Foster the development of PIER’s external relations to establish productive and mutually beneficial long-term relationships with partners and stakeholders.
  • Identify opportunities for PIER’s development.

PIER Advisory Board Members

Chair, Nick Alston

Director, Dr Samantha Lundrigan

Chief Constable Simon Bailey

Assistant Chief Constable Rachel Nolan

Professor Kate Bowers

Dr David Ho

Nerys Thomas

Chris Ivory