Nick Bell is Detective Superintendent and National Policing Director for Cyber Resilience Centres with the NPCC National Cybercrime Programme.
His role is to lead on the implementation of the Cyber Resilience Centre network across England and Wales. This is to support the Police Leads for each Centre and work with BRIM, the NPCC delivery partner. He works closely with NCSC and the National Cyber Protect in aligning the CRC network with Team Cyber UK. Nick also manages key strategic stakeholder relationships with the Home Office, Chief Officers, Police & Crime Commissioners and private sector senior stakeholders and supports universities and academia to develop student delivered services.
Nick has 26 years policing experience, a career detective he joined the National Cybercrime Programme from SEROCU where he was Head of Regional Cyber Crime, the Regional Economic Crime Unit and the ISO Accredited Digital Forensics Unit. Nick has extensive experience as a Senior Investigating Officer in cyber and economic crime in leading complex cyber dependant and cyber enabled crime investigations, cryptocurrency, fraud, money laundering and confiscation investigations.