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Stephen Clayman

Board of Directors

Stephen Clayman has spent the majority of his career as a detective, undertaking senior roles across local policing and specialist crime, including a number of years as a Senior Investigating Officer within the Met’s Homicide Command and with the Trident Gang Command, managing both reactive and covert syndicates across London, tackling gang and gun crime.

In 2019, he was Chief Supt and BCU Commander for East Area BCU, responsible for delivering local policing across Barking & Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge boroughs in the east of London.

He has been a Chief Officer since 2022 and in February 2023, he took up the post as Commander for Central Specialist Crime, which tackles Serious & Organised Crime relating to cyber & economic crime, modern slavery & exploitation, complex and high profile investigations, cold case, along with armed robbery and kidnap. He is also the NPPC National Lead for Knife Crime.

In 2009, he graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Master’s degree in Applied Criminology & Police Management, where he subsequently published research findings on reluctant witnesses. He is also a fellow of both the Forward Institute Programme and Westminster Abbey Institute.