Decision Log 012/2022 – Appointment of Chair Designate for the Surrey Joint Audit Committee

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey – Decision Making Record

Report Title Appointment of Chair Designate for the Surrey Joint Audit Committee

Decision number: 2022/12

Author and Job Role: Kelvin Menon – OPCC Treasurer

Protective Marking: OFFICIAL

Executive Summary:

Following an application process and the agreement of both the Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable Mr Patrick Molineux was appointed as Chair Designate for the Surrey Joint Audit Committee


The current Chair, Mr Paul Brown, signalled his intention to step down from the Chairmanship of the Committee at the 31st December 2022.

In order for there to be an orderly transition to a new Chair the position of “Chair Designate” was created. Applications were invited from existing members of the committee and a selection process undertaken to find the most suitable candidate. The “Chair Designate” will shadow the existing Chair with a view to taking on the Chair on the 1st January 2023 for a period of 4 years. The final appointment will be subject to ratification by both the PCC and CC


That Mr Patrick Molineux be appointed with immediate effect Chair Designate of the Surrey Joint audit Committee for the period until the 31st December 2022.

Police and Crime Commissioner Approval

I approve the recommendation(s):

Signature: PCC Lisa Townsend (wet signed copy held in OPCC)


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Areas of consideration



Financial implications

None the position does not attract an additional allowance


Not required



Equality and diversity

Applications where invited from all existing members of the Committee

Risks to human rights