Meet Your Chief Officers
Peter Vaughan QPM Chief Constable
Peter joined South Wales Police in 1984, having achieved a first class degree in BSc Management Science and Operations Research from the University of Wales, Swansea.
He is proud to have served at every rank in the force, policing the communities where he grew up and still lives.
Julian Kirby Assistant Chief Constable, Territorial Policing
Julian began his career as a civilian with the Ministry of Defence, working within the scientific and administrative sectors at military establishments across the South of England.
Matt Jukes Assistant Chief Constable, Specialist Crime
Matt joined the police service in 1995 and became Assistant Chief Constable of Specialist Crime for South Wales Police in 2010.
Richard Lewis Assistant Chief Constable, Specialist Operations
Originally from Neath, Richard completed a Bio-Chemistry degree before being inspired by his father to join South Wales Police, after hearing his experiences as a serving police officer in the west of the force area.
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.
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.
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.