Mr Eyre joined Nottinghamshire Police as Deputy Chief Constable in June 2010. He became Chief Constable when Julia Hodson retired at the end of August 2012.
He was Temporary Chief Constable at Leicestershire Police since September 2009.
Before that he had been both Deputy Chief Constable and Assistant Chief Constable (Crime) with Leicestershire.
Mr Eyre, who is married with three children, is the ACPO national lead for forensic procurement - procuring forensic contracts for the police service in England and Wales worth £500m over a four year period.
He is the national ACPO lead for forensic market place management. This involves coordinating ACPO and the CJS' relationship with commercial and internal suppliers of forensic services.
Mr Eyre is the Senior Responsible Officer for the national programme of work, Operation Slingshot. This project will facilitate the transition of Forensic Science Services to alternative suppliers to ensure the stability of the national forensic market services.
Chief Constable Eyre’s responsibilities include force performance and development, legal services and the Professional Standards Unit.