Meet your Police and Fire Network Advisors

Biographical information about your Police and Fire Network advisors.

Alison Dewhirst, Police Advisor, Police Network | LinkedIn Profile

Alison Dewhirst, Police Advisor, Police Network

Alison has worked in and for policing for over twenty years since her first days as a researcher for City of London Police and has experienced an incredible amount of change in the sector over that time. Alison runs the CIPFA Police and Fire Network, running events and writing publications. She contributes to the CIPFA Police Panel and works closely with CIPFA policy and technical colleagues on police accounting issues.


Cliff Dalton, Head of Local Government, CIPFA | LinkedIn Profile

Cliff Dalton, Head of Local Government, CIPFA

Cliff is a qualified CIPFA accountant and shared service practitioner. He is CIPFA's head of local government, representing the Institute and shaping policy voice, position statements and speaking at events on local government and transformation issues. Cliff has also worked for 20 years in local government.