Mark Rowley

British police officer

Sir Mark Peter Rowley QPM (November 1964) is a British senior police officer. He is currently the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis since September 12, 2022.


Mark Rowley

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Rowley in 2010
Head of Police of the Metropolis
Assumed office
12 September 2022
DeputyLynne Owens (interim)
Home SecretarySuella Braverman
MayorSadiq Khan
Preceded byStephen House (Interim)
Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis for Specialist Operations
In office
2014–2018
Preceded byCressida Dick
Succeeded byNeil Basu
Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis for Specialist Crime and Operations
In office
2011–2014
Preceded byLynne Owens
Chief Constable of Surrey Police
In office
2009–2011
Preceded byBob Quick
Succeeded byLynne Owens
Personal details
BornNovember 1964 (age 58)
Alma materSt Catharine's College, Cambridge

He was the Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis for Special Operations and concurrent chairperson of the National Police Chiefs' Council Counter-Terrorism Co-ordinating Committee and National Director of Counter Terrorism Policy. He was previously Chief Constable of Surrey Police (2009-2011), and was also Interim Deputy Chief Constable of the Metropolitan Police between February 2017 and April 2017. He retired from the police in March 2018. In July 2022 , it was announced that he was returning to policing as the City's Police Commissioner, replacing former Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick. He was right in as Commissioner on 12 September 2022.