John Haycox CMgr FCMI
John Haycox was born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire and attended Woodhouse Grammar School in Sheffield, leaving at the age of 17 to follow his childhood ambition and joined the former Sheffield and Rotherham Constabulary (later becoming part of South Yorkshire Police) as a cadet in 1967.
He rose through the ranks in uniform and plain clothes roles to become District Commander in Doncaster and retired in 1998. He received a number of commendations for bravery and outstanding police work during his service and served overseas in the Netherlands, Italy and Bosnia. His police training involved attendance at the Police College, Bramshill on a number of courses including the Senior Leadership Course, Siege Management Course and MODACE (Management of Disaster and Civil Emergency). He has also attended the Senior European Officers Course at the Netherlands Police Academy, Warnsveld and the Firearms Commanders course at the National Police Firearms Training School, West Mercia Police.
He has never left the education system and continued his education on a part time basis whilst serving as a senior police officer. He holds a BA (Hons) degree in Social Studies and an MA degree in Social policy from Sheffield Hallam University (following the award of a Fellowship from the Home Office and Police College, Bramshill). His dissertation on maternity policy was used by Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary to advise all UK police forces on good practise and led to John’s nomination for the Ernst and Young Management Award and the Home Office Award for promoting equality of opportunity. In 1998 he was seconded by South Yorkshire Police to the European Foundation for Quality Management and following training in the Netherlands he qualified as a European Quality Awards assessor and was one of the assessment team working with one of the winning organisations that year Yellow Pages
Following his ‘retirement’, he was retained on a consultancy basis working with the training dept on CMI programmes. He also began working with a number of organisations including CMI, becoming Lead Verifier on Police Leadership Programmes and overseeing CMI programmes at the Chinese University in Hong Kong. He also worked with ‘Young Enterprise’ developing business programmes in schools, colleges and universities, becoming a qualified teacher through Sheffield Hallam University in the process. In 2005 he founded Peak Management Services Ltd with his business partner Sylvia Howard delivering management and leadership, teaching and other qualifications worldwide. In December 2012 he ‘retired’ from his CMI police role and returned to his roots as police cadet leader with South Yorkshire Police.
He has a range of management, leadership and business qualifications including a Diploma in Company Direction from Leeds Metropolitan University and is a Fellow of both CMI and ILM, as well as being a Member of the Institute for Learning. He was awarded his Chartered Manager Award in 2006, undertaking a full renewal of the award in 2009 and 2012 when he was awarded Chartered Fellowship. His company delivers the Chartered Manager Award integrated with other CMI qualifications.
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