Sir Peter Fahy grew up in a council house in East London and went to university in Hull before serving a police officer for 34 years including five years as Chief Constable of Cheshire and seven as Chief Constable of Greater Manchester. During this time he took the lead on many change programmes including introducing neighbourhood policing in both forces and was active on national policy work including terrorism, workforce reform and leadership development. On leaving policing he became Chief Executive of the street children charity Retrak working in Uganda and Ethiopia. He became Chair of Plus Dane in 2016 and he is chair or trustee of a number of other charities including Care of Police Survivors, Father Hudson’s Care and the RC Diocese of Salford. He is founder of the We Stand Together community cohesion charity with a particular interest in refugees and is active volunteering in his own local community and being a grandad.
He was knighted for services to policing in 2012.
Chair We Stand Together
Chair Care of Police Survivors
Trustee UK Welcomes Refugees
Trustee 1st Bramhall Scout Group
Trustee Redeeming Our Communities
Trustee Father Hudson Care
Trustee RC Diocese of Salford
Chair Stewardship Committee Diocese of Shrewsbury
Trustee Restoration of Rugeley Chancel Committee
Board Member Brereton Partnership
Chair Rugeley Community Sponsorship Group