Non-executive director, NCARRB Chair, and PRRB Chair

Zoë Billingham CBE


Zoë was appointed as a non-executive director of the SIA in December 2021. Zoë Billingham was appointed by the Prime Minister as Chair of the Police Remuneration Review Body (PRRB) and the National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body (NCARRB). Zoë brings years of experience of working in policing.


Zoë has spent much of her career inspecting public services to promote improvement. Serving as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue for 12 years, she shone a light on all aspects of policing and created the new fire inspectorate. She led the inspectorate’s national work on value for money, mental health and protecting the most vulnerable.

Zoë’s work on domestic abuse and violence against women and girls led to a sea-change in approach. Appointed to the Home Secretary’s Task Force, she continues to support the government’s ambitious reform programme. Zoë is Chair of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and a Trustee of SafeLives, a national domestic abuse charity.

NCARRB and PRRB Appointment: January 2022 Term ends: January 2025

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Non-executive director

Security Industry Authority


The Chair of the National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body is responsible for:

  • making recommendations on the pay and allowances of National Crime Agency (NCA) officers designated with operational powers
  • considering written evidence from the Home Office, the NCA, trades unions and other interested parties
  • visiting the NCA to meet NCA officers with operational powers and management to gather information and views on pay and related issues

National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body

PRRB Chair

The chair of the PRRB is responsible for providing independent advice to the government on pay and conditions for police officers at or below the rank of chief superintendent in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Police Remuneration Review Body