Bill served with the Cambridgeshire Constabulary for over 23 years. He held various roles including Detective Chief Inspector; Chief Inspector Operations and a number of senior intelligence and strategic roles within the Constabulary - including Senior Investigating Officer on a number of major enquiries.
In 2004 Bill joined the British Horseracing Authority (formerly the Jockey Club) as Head of Intelligence. He was responsible for the creation of an intelligence environment aligned to the strategic aims of the organization, ensuring that the recommendations of the British Horse Racing Board/Jockey Club Security Review were implemented.
In 2005 he was seconded to the Gambling Commission (formerly The Gaming Board of Great Britain) and tasked with formulating and delivering strategic aims in relation to intelligence development prior to the introduction of the 2005 Gambling Act.
Bill is a member of the Security Institute and contributed to their published: Good Practice Guide for Workplace Investigations. He is also a member of the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals.
Bill sat on the Sports Betting Integrity Panel set up by the then Minister for Sport, Gerry Sutcliffe, to address issues threatening the integrity of sport. The Panel’s report was published in February 2010.
Bill is on the board of ESSA: Sports Betting Integrity.
He is currently Group Director of Security and Community Affairs at William Hill plc.