Stephen Kavanagh

Executive Director Police Services INTERPOL

Stephen Kavanagh is responsible for INTERPOL’s 3 Global Crime programmes: Cybercrime, Counter Terrorism, Organised and Emerging Crime.

Mr Kavanagh has held a number of senior roles including Commander Counter Terrorism (SO15), Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Territorial Policing, where he was responsible for over 20,000 uniformed personnel and staff. He was selected for the role of Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations, New Scotland Yard. Stephen served as Chief Constable of Essex Police and Senior Policing Advisor to Accenture’s Global Health and Public Safety Team. 

He is decorated with the Queen’s Policing Medal (QPM) for his distinguished service and contribution to policing in the United Kingdom and also appointed by the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, as a Deputy Lieutenant for the county.