Okosi becomes Director of Corporate Resources

BTPA is delighted to announce the appointment of Francesca Okosi as British Transport Police’s first Director of Corporate Resources.

In her new role she will assume accountability for all operational matters relating to the Support Services portfolio, including Finance, Corporate Services, Human Resources and ICT.

Francesca joined BTP from East Thames Group, a social housing, care and regeneration agency in East London and Essex, where she was Director of Support Operations, responsible for the corporate services portfolio and the corporate leadership of the group. At East Thames Group, she led the development of the group’s strategic and financial plans and helped deliver significant cost-savings during her tenure.

She has over 20 years experience in public sector management, most recently at the Department for Food and Rural Agriculture (DEFRA), where she held the position of Director of Change and Strategy and Director of People and Performance. Previous to her work at DEFRA she was Director of Human Resources and Consultancy Services at Brent Council.

For more information contact

Michael Daventry
British Transport Police Authority
Tel: 020 7383 5678
Email: michael.daventry@btp.pnn.police.uk

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 www.btpa.police.uk.

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.