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Jeff Farrar QPM, OStJ

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Jeff is the Chief Constable of Gwent Police and is the National Police Chiefs’ Council lead for crime statistics and crime recording, and member of the National Police Chiefs’ Council Performance Management Coordinating Committee.

He has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Cardiff University, a BSc (Hons) in Public Administration from Portsmouth University, and is currently studying for a Professional Doctorate at Bath University.

He is Chair of the Welsh Chief Officer Group and leads for Wales on Protecting Vulnerable People, Performance Management, Human Trafficking and Chairs the Welsh Government Effective Services for Vulnerable People Board. He is also a member of the Welsh Government Public Services Leadership Panel and the Academi Wales Board.

He is the Vice Chairman of Police Sport UK, Chairman of Police Sport (Wales) and Chairman of British Police Basketball. He has represented GB Police at Basketball, still competes in the annual GB Basketball Masters events and has completed half and full marathon races. He is a qualified first aider and Officer of St John.

He has planned and commanded some of the most high profile events in the UK including the NATO summit (2014), two FA Cup and Carling finals, the Ryder Cup (2010), Rugby Internationals, International Cricket and World Championship Boxing events. He has led a number of large organisational change programmes which have contributed to over £50 million in revenue savings.

He was seconded to National Police Training and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary as part of the team that inspected the police service on equality and diversity after the death of Stephen Lawrence.

Honours and awards

  • Queens Police Medal  – 2014
  • Officer of St John –  2014
  • Institute of Directors (Wales) Director of the year 2016 for the public sector in Wales.