Skip to main content
Directorate of Governance and Legal Services

Ms Patricia Gallan


External Member of Council


Patricia is a Non-Executive Director for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs as well as The Trade Remedies AuthorityA former chief police officer, she began her police career as a Graduate Entrant in East London rising to Assistant Commissioner Specialist Crime and Operations of the Metropolitan Police Service, retiring in 2018.  She previously served as Deputy Assistant Commissioner (Specialist Operations – Security and Protection) and also Deputy Assistant Commissioner (Professionalism) in the Met.  In addition, she has served in Merseyside Police and the National Crime Squad as a Chief Police Officer.   


Chair of Governors at an East London Infant & Junior School and a member of the Drapers’ Multi-Academy Trust,  Patricia is a Liveryman of the Drapers’ Company.  Patricia joined the Council in January 2023 as an external member.


Back to top