Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire | WYPCC

Who We Are

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

In order for Mark to successfully carry out his duties he is supported by an Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC).

Mark's office is led by the Interim Chief Executive, Jayne Sykes, who is responsible for employing and managing the staff team as well as providing a monitoring role with regard to standards.

Katherine Johnson, the Treasurer, advises Mark on financial matters and the impact of any budget, spending and commissioning decisions, helping Mark to get best value for our communities in these tough times.

Isabel Owen, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, provides support and advice to Mark and leads on the external affairs of the office. Please click here to find out more information about senior staff.

Below are the job titles of the staff who work for the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.


Staff employed solely to support the Police and Crime Commissioner:

Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner
Interim Chief Executive
Head of Policy and Delivery
Head of Commissioning
Head of Communications (Job Share)
Safeguarding Adviser *
Victim and Witness Service Adviser *
Criminal Justice Adviser *
Casework Manager
Casework and Information Officer (Part Time)
Governance Manager
Information Governance Officer
Business Support Lead (Job Share)
Delivery Manager
Partnership Co-ordinator (Part Time)
Research Manager
Research Officer
National Anti-Trafficking and Modern Slavery Network Co-ordinator *
Engagement Manager
Engagement Officer
Engagement Officer (Temporary)
Senior Contracts Officer
Digital Communications Officer
Executive Support Officer (Part Time)
Executive Support Officer (Part Time)
Business Support Officer 
Business Support Officer (Temporary)
Business Support Assistant
* Externally funded


Staffing Structure


Code of Conduct for Employees

The Police and Crime Commissioner will publish a statement of policy in relation to the handling of qualifying disclosures (Whistleblowing). 


Register of Gifts and Hospitality 

 Click here to view the register of gifts and hospitality


The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017

This information is in respect of West Yorkshire Police and for the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire