Adrian Leppard QPM MBA


Former Commissioner of Police for the City of London, Adrian Leppard joined Surrey Police in 1984 and has spent the majority of his service as a Detective, investigating a broad range of criminality with specialist expertise in hostage negotiation, intelligence, covert operations, firearms and counter terrorism command. As a Senior Investigating Officer he has investigated complex and serious crimes including contract killings and the world’s largest cash robbery of £53m.

He served five years in Kent Police where, as a Chief Officer, he held responsibility for Specialist Operations including Serious Crime, Community and Road Safety, Counter Terrorism, and Public Protection. Since taking up his post as Commissioner of Police for the City of London in January 2011, Adrian has been heading up the country’s lead force in economic crime. In addition to policing the historic and financial centre of London, the force hosts the UK National Fraud (and Cyber) Intelligence Bureau, an International Fraud Academy and a two hundred strong specialist Economic Crime Directorate that investigates the most serious fraud and Cyber crime affecting the UK.

In 2014 Adrian was appointed a Trustee on the Police Arboretum Memorial Trust and is Chairman of the Police Arboretum Memorial Trust Fundraising Committee. He is also a Trustee of the Embrace Child Victims of Crime Charity.

Of his involvement with the trust, Adrian says:

“I am proud to be involved in this extremely worthwhile cause that will mean so much to the friends and families of our fallen colleagues.”