Advertisement for new Chief Executive

British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) today advertised for a new Chief Executive to take the organisation into the next decade.

The recruitment process is led by Gatenby Sanderson, which will be accepting applications until the closing date of Friday 29 January 2010.

An advertisement and full details on the role can be found on the dedicated microsite,

For more information contact

Michael Daventry
British Transport Police Authority
Tel: 020 7383 5678
Email: [email protected]

About the BTPA

BTPA is an independent body of that oversees the British Transport Police. It is composed of 15 members who represent the rail operators and passengers. It maintains the force’s budget, allocates resources and makes senior appointments to the force. For more information, visit

British Transport Police is the specialist, national police service for Britain’s railways. It deals with major and minor crime, disorder and incidents, and covers the rail system in England, Wales and Scotland. Its police officers, Police Community Support Officers, Special Constables and support staff are recruited and trained like those of local forces and have the same powers.