Stephen Otter

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Non-Executive Director (Chair)

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In addition to being the Chair of Pluss, Stephen Otter looks after his children, runs an independent consultancy and advisory business, and is a non-executive director on the board of the Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust.

From 2012 to 2016, he was one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Constabulary, responsible for inspecting policing and law enforcement in areas which included the Metropolitan Police, National Crime Agency, and counter terrorism policing.

Prior to this, he was the Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police, where he combined leading the 6,000-strong police force with being the national lead on equality, diversity and human rights for the Association of Chief Police Officers.

In 2008, Stephen was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal. He lives in Exeter with his family, and enjoys family walks, rowing coaching and practicing yoga.