Neil Chamberlain is a qualified accountant and started working in the finance sector in 1983. He has worked in a number of public sector organisations, including councils and other police forces.
Neil joined West Midlands Police in May 2014 as Head of Finance/Shared Services, and in October 2016 was appointed Temporary Director of Commercial Services, before taking on the job permanently in January 2018.
Neil's role is to lead numerous departments within West Midlands Police, exploring wider commercial opportunities and proactively influencing how the force continues to provide the best value for public money by driving innovation and transformation within the Force and with external partners.
Neil supports a number of national projects and is currently the NPCC lead for Fleet.
Neil has three children.