Dr Nina CopeDr Nina Cope was responsible for taking the Met through a major service improvement and cost reduction programme – and is joining the National Crime Agency as Deputy Director General (Capability).

She will assume the role of strategic leader on issues relating to officers, culture, transformation, technology and estates. In addition, Nina will be responsible for ensuring the agency has effective support capabilities and leading on the continuing design and delivery of our transformation programme.

Nina joins the agency from the High Speed Two rail project where she is Organisational Change and Effectiveness Director. She has overseen the growth of the company – and the largest infrastructure project in Europe – from some 300 employees to 1,400 in the past two years.

She has also worked across sectors including law enforcement, local government, and education, has conducted research into law enforcement topics and has a PhD in Sociology.

During her time at the Met, Nina’s roles included serving as the force’s Director responsible for strategy, transformation and performance, introducing new ways of working across the organisation. She also served as Deputy Director of Intelligence and Chief of Staff.