Directors appointed to the Independent Office for Police Conduct

8 Feb 2021 02:57 PM

Home Secretary makes appointments to the Board of the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

Four new independent directors have today (Monday 8 February) been announced as they join the Board in non-executive roles at the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

The four appointees are as follows:

The announcement follows a stringent recruitment process, which followed the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments (OCPA) Code of Practice.

Successful individuals were then appointed by the Home Secretary.

Home Secretary Priti Patel said:

I welcome these appointments – each of the appointees bring a wealth of different experiences drawn from the private and public sectors.

The work that the Independent Office for Police Conduct carries out is critical to maintaining public confidence in our police complaints system. These appointees will play a vital role in ensuring the efficient and effective running of the organisation.

Geoffrey Podger will remain in post as the Senior Independent Director. Further announcements on the remaining non-executive roles on the Board will be made in due course.


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