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Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) Headquarters:

  • sets the strategic direction for the organisation and the framework for delivering change;
  • develops and deliver policies, practices and procedures to strengthen the prosecution process;
  • deliver corporate services such as improved IT and other common services;
  • manages the delivery of major change initiatives on behalf of Areas;
  • leads on equality and diversity issues for the organisation as a whole; and
  • provides administrative support to the CPS Areas and the Specialist Casework Divisions.

These functions are delivered through the following directorates and divisions:

  • Corporate Services is led by Paul Staff
  • Finance is led by Christopher Sharp
  • Communication is led by Sandra McKay
  • Human Resources is led by Mark Summerfield
  • Private Office is led by Lissa Matthews
  • Business Services is led by Jean Ashton
  • Legal Services is led by Gregor McGill
  • Strategic Policy is led by Sara Carnegie

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