Press release

David Green’s contract extended by 2 years

David Green CB QC, Director of the Serious Fraud Office, to have his contract extended by 2 years

Jeremy Wright QC MP

The Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC MP has today announced that the Director of the Serious Fraud Office David Green CB QC has had his contract extended by 2 years. David Green was appointed Director in April 2012 for a fixed term due to end in April 2016. His contract will now end on 20 April 2018.

The Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC MP said:

“In his time as Director of the SFO David Green led a change in the organisation’s approach to prosecuting cases and delivered the first UK Deferred Prosecution Agreement and the first convictions under the Bribery Act 2010. I look forward to working with him in the next phase of his leadership of the Serious Fraud Office.”

David Green CB QC said:

“I am happy to continue as Director, and the SFO will continue to take on the sort of cases for which it was designed.”

Published 9 February 2016