Meet Your Chief Officers
Peter Vaughan QPM Chief Constable
Peter is proud to be the Chief Constable of the police force he joined in 1984, and to have served at every rank in all parts of the force area, policing the communities where he grew up and still lives.
Matt Jukes Deputy Chief Constable
Matt Jukes joined the police service in 1995 and became Deputy Chief Constable of South Wales Police in August 2013.
Richard Lewis Assistant Chief Constable, Territorial Policing
Richard Lewis became Assistant Chief Constable of Territorial Policing in January 2014, and is responsible for our four Basic Command Units and IT/Information Management.
Nikki Holland Assistant Chief Constable, Specialist Crime
Nikki Holland joined South Wales Police in June 2014 as Assistant Chief Constable with responsibility for specialist crime which includes the Joint Scientific Investigation Unit, Tarian / Regional Organised Crime Unit and Wales Extremist Counter Terrorist Unit.
Jon Stratford Assistant Chief Constable, Support
Jon joins South Wales Police as Assistant Chief Constable with responsibility for specialist operations, professional standards department and justice and partnership.
Gareth Madge Director of Corporate and Legal Services
Gareth has been with South Wales Police for over 25 years. He qualified as a solicitor in 1979 and worked in TR Harris, Arnold & Co Solicitors, Swansea (where he became a partner) until 1986, when he joined the organisation as Force Solicitor.
Umar Hussain Chief Financial Officer
Umar became Chief Financial Officer for South Wales Police in August 2007.
He has financial experience in both the public and private sector, including ten years experience with Gwent Police as Head of Finance, and three years with Lincolnshire Police as Director of Finance and Admin.
Mark Milton Director of Human Resources
Mark became the Director of Human Resources for both South Wales Police and Gwent Police in January 2011.
With responsibility for over 8000 employees, Mark sees his jobs as supporting the public by focusing on the force’s most valuable resource of all – our police officers, staff, and volunteers.