Assistant Chief Constable (ACC) Matt Ward was appointed in July 2020.

He joined us in 1995, after graduating from Cambridge University.

Before his promotion, Matt worked in a wide range of senior roles. These include being head of:

  • local policing in Sandwell
  • counter-terrorism

As ACC, he looks after the security portfolio which includes:

  • organised crime
  • counter terrorism
  • intelligence

Matt lives in Birmingham with his wife, who also works with us, and their two children.


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