Andy Rhodes

Wellbeing Lead, College of Policing

Andy Rhodes OBE QPM served 30 years as a police officer and is the former Chief Constable of Lancashire Police. Up until retirement in 2021 he was chair of CPOSA the Chief Police Officers Staff Association, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the North West Police Benevolent Fund and National Police Chiefs Council lead for well being and organisational development. In 2015 he established the first National Police Well Being Service – Oscar Kilo which he continues to support as Service Director.

He was awarded the Queens Police Medal in 2017 and an OBE in the 2022 birthday honours for services to emergency service workers mental health. He is a voluntary member of INVICTM the International Network Supporting Victims of Terrorism and Mass Violence and has been instrumental in the development of the Police Covenant for England & Wales. He is a member of the National Forum for Health & Well Being which advises organisations and Government on workforce health issues.

Andy is married to Helen a psychotherapist and has 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

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