16 May 2018
The National Crime Agency today announces the appointment of Steve Rodhouse as its new Director General (Operations).
Steve joins the agency from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) where he has worked for eight years and is currently Deputy Assistant Commissioner. He has worked in a variety of detective and uniformed roles across the force.
He has 24 years’ policing experience and began his career with Surrey Police in 1993.
At the MPS Steve worked as Commander with lead responsibility for Gangs and Organised Crime. In 2014 he was promoted to Deputy Assistant Commissioner leading the MPS response to gun and gang violence, homicide, the online exploitation of children and organised crime.
Commenting on his appointment, Steve said:
“Serious and organised crime blights the lives of people across the UK and beyond and I am delighted to be joining the National Crime Agency to lead our response.”
“I am looking forward to working with colleagues from across the NCA and partners to bring the most harmful offenders to justice, reduce opportunities for offending and to reduce criminals’ impact on the public.”
Director General Lynne Owens said:
“I am delighted to welcome Steve to the agency.
“He brings a wealth of knowledge and practical skills that further strengthen our response to fighting serious and organised crime across the UK.”