Lynne Owens, Director General of the National Crime Agency
In this briefing, Lynne Owens will discuss the NCA’s role and priorities in fighting serious and organised crime. She will also address the major challenges the agency is facing, and explore how cross-sector collaboration can help address these challenges.
About the speaker
Lynne Owens took up post as the Director General of the (NCA) on 4 January 2016 following a 27 year career as a police officer, serving in 3 forces.
The NCA leads the UK's fight to cut serious and organised crime by continually developing the best intelligence picture, investigating those offenders operating at the high end of high risk and developing and hosting new capabilities to respond to rapidly changing threats. She is a member of the Government’s National Security Council and chairs the National Strategic Tasking and Coordination Group, ensuring an effective national response to priority threats, including Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, Money Laundering, Cyber Crime and the illicit supply of firearms to the UK.