Commissioners and Trustees

The work of UKDPC was overseen by senior figures from policing, public policy and the media, as well as leading experts from the medical and drug treatment fields. The management of the charity is the responsibility of our trustees.

Chair

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Dame Ruth Runciman DBE Chair and Trustee

Honorary President

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John Varley Honorary President

Commissioners

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Adam Sampson Commissioner
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Annette Dale-Perera Commissioner
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David Blakey CBE QPM Commissioner
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Jeremy Hardie FCA MA MPhil CBE Commissioner and Trustee
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Kalmesh Patel Commissioner and Trustee (2007 – 2008)
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Professor Alan Maynard OBE
 Commissioner
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Professor Colin Blakemore FRS Commissioner
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Professor John Strang Commissioner
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Professor The Baroness Afshar OBE Commissioner
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Professor The Baroness Finlay of Llandaff 
 Commissioner
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Tracey Brown Commissioner
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Vivienne Parry OBE
 Commissioner

Trustees

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Eric Appleby Trustee
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Jan King Chair of Trustees