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Meet our Team

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Mr R Dimmock

Chair of Trust Board
- Appointed by the Members as a Trustee on 01/04/2022
- Current term of office ends 31/03/2026

Mr Dimmock has strong connections with the local area, having grown up and lived within the area his whole life.

He joined the West Midlands Police in 1972 as a police cadet becoming a regular officer in 1975 and retired from the force in 2005 at the rank of Inspector. He gained experience in uniform, C.I.D. Police Communication Centre and Criminal Justice Unit roles.

Upon retirement from the police service Bob was appointed to a civilian role within the police to oversee change management within the forces call handling and customer contact centres.

In 2007 he became Performance and Commissioning Manager for DMBC’s Community Safety Team where he implemented and supported the crime reduction and substance misuse strategies with local partners. He was a member of the local Police and Crime Board advising on commissioning decisions and he also managed Community Safety performance indicators, service level agreements and contracts.

Upon retirement in 2015 Bob took up an active role in governance at The Crestwood School being appointed as Chair of Governors in January 2017. He relinquished this post on 31st March to become the Trusts Chair.

Outside of the Trust his interests include golf, playing saxophone and horticulture. He is currently studying for a diploma in Landscape Design.

Mr Dimmock is married and has a daughter and a son who are both serving police officers.