WHS is extremely pleased to welcome Maggie Titmuss, a “woman in homeland security” with over 30 years of law enforcement experience having served within HM Customs and Excise (HMCE), the National Criminal Intelligence Service (NCIS), the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) and, from October 2013, the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA). She took up the senior law enforcement post in Washington DC with responsibility for Canada and the Caribbean, including the British Caribbean Overseas Territories in July 2013.
Maggie has extensive experience in criminal justice investigation and the prosecution of drug trafficking and money laundering organisations. She has worked on EU fraud investigations, led on Turkish organised crime trafficking groups, on financial investigations, financial confiscation, undercover and intercept operations and policy development. She led the SOCA response to the
Home Office led, multi agency Communications Capability Development programme which aims to maintain our intercept and communications data capability in a changing technological environment and was also SOCA’s lead into the Chilcot review of Intercept as Evidence.
Maggie led the SOCA Business Development Department strategy and capability building effort, leading on the continuous improvement initiative using QUEST methodology and other recognised tools, to deliver improvements in operational effectiveness, efficiency and behavioural change across SOCA; she was also the business change lead for the NCA programme. She conducted the review of SOCA’s International footprint in preparedness for the NCA.
Maggie was awarded an honour in the Queen’s birthday Honours List in 2011 for making a difference in the fight against serious and organised crime. She is married with two daughters.
BIG THANKS to Board member Traci Lembke and EY for hosting!