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Senior leader biographies

Our leadership team sets the agency's strategic direction and provides operational oversight. Executive and non-executive directors bring decades of experience and expertise from across policing, government and the private sector.


Richard RileyRichard joined the Agency in April 2020 having served most recently as Director for Anti-Corruption, Cyber and Capabilities in the Serious & Organised Crime Group in the Home Office.

He draws upon 30 years’ experience of the Home Office, spending the last 12 years working on SOC strategy and policy including working with SOCA and in the creation of the NCA.

Richard was awarded the CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2018.