Director General, Crime, Policing and Fire Group

Scott McPherson

Scott McPherson

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Biography

Scott took up his role as Director General of the Crime Police and Fire Group (CPFG) in November 2017.

CPFG is responsible for a wide of range of policies to keep our citizens safe, cut crime, protect the vulnerable, and to reform both the police and fire and rescue services to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.

He was previously acting Director General for Justice and Courts Policy in the Ministry of Justice and has over 20 years’ experience in a wider variety of roles across government.

Previous roles include:

  • Director of Law, Rights & International in the Ministry of Justice
  • Portfolio Director in the Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • Head of Home Affairs in the Cabinet Secretariat
  • Principal Private Secretary in the Department for Transport

Director General, Crime, Policing and Fire Group

The group’s core mission is to keep citizens safe, cut crime, protect the vulnerable and reform police, fire and rescue services to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.