Programme Director, Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme
The Home Office
Gordon Shipley is a Director in the UK Home Office’s Crime and Policing Group in London responsible for the Emergency Service Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP), which is delivering a national voice and broadband data communications service for the police, fire, ambulance and other departments and agencies. He is the senior contract owner for the current service and will be responsible for users’ transition from Airwave to the new service, the Emergency Services Network (ESN). With a military and technical background and with experience in public procurement, Gordon was previously the Head of Systems and Technology at the London Olympic Delivery Authority, responsible for system integration, telecoms and information technology, and for delivering the Olympic Park’s integrated security projects. He is also a Non-Executive Director at the National Records of Scotland in Edinburgh.