Paul Dawkins is Assistant Chief Officer (ACO) Finance & Resources for Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Police.

He is responsible for Finance, Estates, Vehicle Fleet, Procurement and Support Services in both Forces and also holds responsibility for Information Technology at Leicestershire.

Paul is a qualified Chartered Public Finance Accountant and holds both a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies.

Outside work, Paul devotes his spare time to his family and, when possible, a variety of outdoor sporting pursuits.