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The People's Choice Award

We received over 40 applications for this award, making it very hard for us to choose the final shortlist. We have shortlisted our final 6 nominees, whose profiles and entries can be read below. Who will you vote for?

Andrew White, Assistant Chief Officer, Resources, Lincolnshire Police

Partnering with Motorola Solutions, Lincolnshire Police is integrating the UK’s first cloud-based, integrated CommandCentral Control Room Solution (CRS). Andrew has been at the forefront of this and it is proving to be a benchmark for the emergency service control rooms up and down the country.

Julian Martin, Chief Information Officers (CIO), London Fire Brigade

A focus on cloud technology, an emphasis on a resilient and secure infrastructure and a belief that data is intrinsic to digital transformation, the London Fire Brigade are well braced to make the change with the LFB in a Digital World strategy. Julian is at the forefront of this transformation and the strategy in place ensures the LFB will meet emerging challenges with modern methods

Christian Regnier - Enterprise Technical Architect - Critical LTE/5G/IOT, Air France

Charles de Gaulle Airport handles over 70 million passengers a year and more than half a million aircraft movements, which makes it the 10th busiest in the world. Therefore the security of airport comms networks is paramount. Christian Regnier of Air France and AGURRE has been conducting deep and detailed experimentation with LTE technology is deploying and introducing 5G to meet emerging demands.

David Lund - Co-ordinator, BroadWay

David is the project lead for BroadWay, a programme that will enable a pan-European broadband mobile system for PPDR. Broadway is procuring innovation to meet the mission critical mobile needs of responders across Europe, and the project is paving the way for a new and competitive eco-system beyond the Broadway project.

Adrian Hutchinson - Superintendent, Mobile Technology Lead, Metropolitan Police

Adrian has introduced mobile working into the MPS, led the world`s largest roll out of Body Worn Video and developed the MPS INK Biometric solution, both projects winning the Commissioners Excellence award. Believing passionately in driving out cost through innovation and industry engagement, Adrian has been active in bringing together Forces to work with suppliers.

Phil Davies - Chief Superintendent, Information Services Transformation, Greater Manchester Police

Phil is currently the technology lead for Greater Manchester Police and the Programme Director for a significant undertaking to replace legacy operational systems, including command and control, records management, intelligence, custody and property. This is a challenge that faces forces up and down the country, and GMP’s work is setting the standard for IT upgrades in the UK.