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We are delighted to announce that the keynote speaker for this year’s techUK Justice & Emergency Services Annual Reception will be Martin Hewitt, Chair of the National Police Chiefs' Council.
This reception is an informal occasion, bringing together industry and public servants interested in the digital transformation of public safety and justice. It is an opportunity to meet fellow members of the supplier community, to hear from senior police figures about the future of digitised justice and emergency services, and to network with colleagues and public sector stakeholders. This is a free to attend event for techUK members.
Last year’s reception brought together over 150 people from industry and the public sector, with a speech from Commissioner Cressida Dick CBE QPM of the Metropolitan Police Service. Representatives from across the criminal justice system spent a highly enjoyable evening mingling with the leading lights of the technology supplier community. So be sure to put the date in your diary!
Martin Hewitt, Chair, National Police Chiefs' Council
From 1993 to 2005, Martin served in Kent Police where he undertook a number of roles with a focus on detective posts in both crime and counter terrorism. Martin joined Metropolitan Police Service in 2005, and after being the first head of the newly formed Met Intelligence Bureau, served in the ranks of Commander and Deputy Assistant Commissioner with responsibility for gangs, organised crime and specialist crime investigation. Martin Hewitt is the Chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council.
From 1993 to 2005, Martin served in Kent Police where he undertook a number of roles with a focus on detective posts in both crime and counter terrorism. Martin joined Metropolitan Police Service in 2005, and after being the first head of the newly formed Met Intelligence Bureau, served in the ranks of Commander and Deputy Assistant Commissioner with responsibility for gangs, organised crime and specialist crime investigation.
As Assistant Commissioner, Martin was responsible for frontline policing across London, includes local policing and specialist crime commands. He was also the NPCC lead for both adult sexual offences and kidnap and extortion.
Prior to his police service, Martin spent seven years as a Commissioned Officer in The Royal Artillery. He was awarded the Queens Police Medal in the 2014 Birthday Honours. Martin lives in London and is married with four children.
Venue: Royal Society of Arts, 8 John Adams Street, London, WC2N 6EZ
Timings: 18:30 - 22:00
Tickets: techUK members - free
Non-techUK members - £99+VAT
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