BTPA welcomes new British Transport Police Chief Constable Lucy D’Orsi

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) welcomes Lucy D’Orsi as newly appointed Chief Constable at British Transport Police (BTP) as she takes up the post today.

BTPA Chair, Ron Barclay-Smith, says “We are delighted to have Lucy join today as Chief Constable and are looking forward to working closely with her on the many critically important initiatives that BTP engages in to keep Britain’s rail passengers and staff safe and protected. Lucy’s extensive experience and valuable insight position her well for this role, ably supported by her fellow officers and colleagues at BTP.

Lucy joined the Metropolitan Police Service in 1992. She has extensive experience working across multiple London boroughs and held the role of Commander East London. Lucy was previously Counter Terrorism Policing’s Senior National Coordinator for Protective Security and Preparedness and has worked closely with UK businesses, UK military and International law enforcement agencies.

Lucy will provide effective leadership to a large, dispersed workforce of over 5,000 police officers and staff across England, Scotland and Wales, as well as leading constructive partnerships with the Department for Transport, the devolved administrations and the Rail Industry across Britain.”