SMPL Solutions was founded by Lucy and Roger Nield in 2012.
Simple Solutions (Business) Consultancy Ltd. [company number 08005990]
Lucy Nield, Director of SMPL
Lucy Nield has been involved in the forefront of victim oriented policing and was a leader in the police services response to domestic violence. She was pivotal in the creation of partnership forums to jointly address that issue and the sharing of information under a cooperative information sharing protocol. Lucy was at the forefront of the formalisation of the family liaison officer role to support victims of major crimes. She is currently engaging with the Princess of Wales’ Royal Regiment Welfare and Benevolent Fund.
Roger Nield, MBE. Director of SMPL
Roger Nield was awarded an MBE in the New years honours List for his exemplary service and his contribution and inspiration to local policing, particularly through social media. He was the Neighbourhood Commander for Runnymede for a decade and has policed major events in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. He has led the planning for the safe policing of sporting venues and protests. He has also held [APOC] command roles at large planned and spontaneous policing events. During Roger’s tenure in Runnymede crime and ASB fell annually and he led his local police team into co-location with CSP partners in the award winning Runnymede Civic Centre. He has championed the use of social media, the use of QR codes to reduce ASB and electric vehicles for police patrol use. Roger has achieved a masters in Police Science and Management at the ICJS of Portsmouth University. He has published research on interviewing vulnerable witnesses with other authors and was awarded a Bramshill Fellowship.
Ineke Poultney is a blogger with a passion for Equality for All. After being made redundant from 15 years working as an Administration Officer in an Engineering company she started her own blog. As someone who has a lifelong sight problem she is passionate to educate people about disability in general but with a particular focus on sight problems.
“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”