Lord Hogan-Howe served as the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service from 2011 to 2017, the most senior role in British Policing. The organisation is responsible for leading the national police Counter terrorist network for the United Kingdom and policing London with liaison officers based around the world.
He oversaw the delivery of a safe 2012 London Olympics. His distinguished career includes leading Merseyside Police as Chief Constable, and in both roles saw significant reductions in crime and efficiency improvements leading to more officers on the front line. As Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabularies, he led nationally on the themes of counter terrorism and serious and organised crime.
Lord Hogan-Howe also served as an adviser to the New Zealand Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mosques, whose report was published in 2020.