Peter Ratcliffe

Peter joined the City of London Police in 1992, and has held a variety of roles as a detective, including Divisional Crime in central London, Special Branch, specialising in counter terrorism, and police counter corruption.  

Since 2005, Peter has worked within the City of London Police Economic Crime Directorate, during which time he has managed national investigation teams, played a key role in the implementation of the Attorney General’s Fraud Review, and, more recently, managed national Asset Recovery/Money Laundering teams, recovering criminal assets worldwide.

During his time working in economic crime, Peter has also been seconded to Government, scoping future legislation, strategy and law enforcement funding, working with the Prime Minister’s policy team tackling overseas bribery and corruption, and was Staff Officer to the Police Commissioner, managing all aspects of economic crime, as well as Government policy and strategy.

Since March 2017, as Detective Superintendent, Peter has managed five national police units. These include police teams investigating bank fraud, insurance fraud, intellectual property crime, overseas bribery and corruption, and the national Economic Crime Academy.