Heather Baily spent the majority of her policing career with the Metropolitan Police Service in a variety of roles which included Head of Training and Borough commander for Hammersmith and Fulham. In 2007, she took up post as Assistant Chief Constable with Hertfordshire Constabulary where she headed protective services as well as being the lead for collaboration and East of England lead for Serious and Organised Crime. She was the national lead for mentoring and support for senior women police officers and police staff. Heather retired as the Deputy Chief Constable for Hertfordshire in 2012 and took up a post with the Garda Inspectorate working to the Department of Justice in Dublin. She returned to England in 2013 to take up her role with the Pay Review Body. Heather holds an LLB from London University and she was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal (QPM) in 2011.
Members of the National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body are 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
- conducting research on pay and related matters
- visiting the NCA to meet NCA officers with operational powers and management to gather information and views on pay and related issues