Staff Profiles

The Police Ombudsman, Mrs Marie Anderson

Marie Anderson, Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

Before becoming Police Ombudsman in July 2019, Mrs Anderson had been, since 2016, the Northern Ireland Ombudsman, investigating complaints about public services, local government standards and judicial appointments.

Marie Anderson's biography.

Senior Director of Investigations, Paul Holmes

Mr Paul Holmes, Senior Director of Investigations

The Senior Director of Investigations is Paul Holmes. Paul is responsible for the management and control of all investigations conducted by the Police Ombudsman's Office, including those relating to current policing and matters arising from legacy issues.

Paul Holmes's biography

Director of Current Investigations, Nikki Davis


Nikki Davis joined the Police Ombudsman’s Office as an Investigating Officer in 2007, having worked in a number of investigative roles abroad. Nikki was subsequently promoted to Deputy Senior Investigating Officer, then Senior Investigating Officer with responsibility for the investigation of significant investigations. In January 2024 she was appointed Director of Current Investigations, with oversight of all non-legacy Police Ombudsman investigations.   


For information about the external interests of senior Police Ombudsman staff, please view the Register of Interests.

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