Rob Beckley is an Assistant Commissioner with the Metropolitan Police based in the Home Office. He leads the re-opened criminal and disciplinary investigations into the events of the Hillsborough disaster.  Rob has been a police officer for 35 years and has had a varied career in all ranks and most roles in policing.  He has held national chief officer responsibilities for counter-terrorism, race and faith matters, and citizens in policing (voluntary engagement with policing). 

He joined the Met in 1986 and was a sergeant in Brixton, an Inspector in Southall and worked in Scotland Yard before transferring out of London to become a superintendent in Thames Valley.  He was a chief officer in Hertfordshire and Avon and Somerset police forces before being seconded to set up the College of Policing in 2013. 

He has a degree in Law from Durham University and before joining the police worked for four years in education and development in Africa.

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