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Chief Executive

Nick Folland

Nick Folland

Nick joined the CPS in March 2016 following a successful career in business. A qualified solicitor, he was an Executive Board Member, General Counsel, Company Secretary and Corporate Affairs Director with Kingfisher PLC between 2007 and 2013 and led the legal and company secretariat teams. He joined The Co-operative Group as Chief of Staff to the Chief Executive in 2013, where he was part of the team brought in to rescue the bank and reform the Co-op. He was later promoted to Chief External Affairs Officer.

He is a member of the Halley Project Board of the British Antarctic Survey and a member of the Natural Environment Research Council.

As Chief Executive, Nick is responsible for the day to day running of the business, allowing the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to concentrate on prosecution, legal issues and criminal justice policy.