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Matt Jukes (1992) appointed Assistant Commissioner of Metropolitan Police

St Peter’s is delighted to report that Matt Jukes (1992, Mathematics), currently Chief Constable of the South Wales Police, will take up a new appointment with the Metropolitan Police as Assistant Commissioner from November.

Matt joined South Yorkshire Police in 1995 as a police constable on the streets of Sheffield. Between 1997 and 2006, he went on to work in a number of roles, principally as a detective. Matt worked for the forerunner of the National Counter Terrorism Policing network and represented United Kingdom policing at G8 meetings in the United States. He remains involved strategically in counter terrorism and has had a leading role in a number of high profile operations across England and Wales.

Matt joined South Wales Police as Assistant Chief Constable in 2010 and was appointed as Chief Constable in January 2018. His new role in London will seem him initially responsible for the Met’s transformation programme.

Matt is a member of the Prince’s Trust Advisory Council in Wales and has a leading role in work with Public Health Wales on tackling Adverse Childhood Experiences. He has led on a number of portfolios for the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), including the recruitment and retention of detectives, and is now the NPCC lead on police officer pay and conditions. Matt was awarded a Queens Police Medal in the New Year Honours List 2018.

More information about the appointment can be found on the website of the South Wales Police.

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Chief Constable Matt Jukes