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Meet our team

Mark Cleland

Superintendent - British Transport Police

Mark is the Sub Divisional Commander for BTP Western and developed the idea of the National Infrastructure Crime Reduction Partnership after realising that there was a gap in support for those organisations that keep the country running.

Mark's other roles are as deputy to the chair of the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) Metal Crime Steering Group and also chair of the NICRP Tactical Group, the members of which are derived from police forces and law enforcement from across the UK who drive activity to disrupt criminal networks affecting the UK's infrastructure.

Richie Iwanoff

BT Group

An experienced investigator and leader with a demonstrated track record in the public and private sectors. A leading expert in tackling fraud and asset protection, working closely with partners including law enforcement and government agencies to ensure comprehensive investigations and successful outcomes. 

Additionally, as a founding member of the NICRP, Richie chairs the NICRP Industry Group, a nationwide network of those businesses who deliver the nations infrastructure with the sole intention of reducing their risk to crime. 


Rachael Oakley

Deter Tech Ltd

Originally an Intelligence Analyst with West Mercia Police, Rachael has spent the last 10 years developing the Crime Intelligence strand of Deter Tech Ltd, providing law enforcement and industry with meaningful analytical services and products.

As an experienced Intelligence Analyst herself with a demonstrated history of working in the Security and Crime Investigations industry, Rachael has been part of the team that developed the NICRP and is incredibly proud to lead the team of analysts and researchers in responsible for delivering the intelligence service to the partnership.

Robin Edwards

Founder - Onis Consulting

Robin Edwards is acknowledged as an expert in his field having gained a wealth of experience on the subject of metal crime as the National Project Lead for Operation Tornado, Operational Lead for the National Metal Theft Taskforce and through the work his company has been involved in over the last seven years. He had a significant role in the development of the 2013 Scrap Metal Dealers Act and his depth of knowledge around the application of the legislation are frequently called upon both as an expert witness and in support of enforcement activity.

He currently works with British Transport Police as a subject matter expert and supports enforcement operations, delivers training across the UK and is part of the team that developed and delivered the NICRP. Robin sits on a number of working groups and his expertise and guidance is sought internationally.

Andy Wood

Project Lead - Safer Business Network

Previously with the Metropolitan Police for 30 years, Andy has retained his connection with policing and is now the project lead for the NICRP on behalf of Safer Business Network.

Since leaving the Met, Andy has retained his connection with policing and previously managed the Business Crime Reduction Partnership in the West End of London before taking up a business development opportunity in the security technology industry. He is now responsible for the day to day operation of the partnership.