Barrister Santosh Shukla has said the World Book of Records has organized an award ceremony at City Club Indore, Central India in which Mr. Simon Noel Ovens DL (HM The King Charles III Representative) London, United Kingdom has been felicitated by World Book of Records for outstanding leadership in carrying out the role of Acting Borough Commander for an extended period during which the Borough achieved all crime reduction and detection targets and Pioneering leadership with bravery during the period of Public Disorder.
The certificate was bestowed to Simon Noel Ovens DL (HM The King Charles III Representative) London, United Kingdom by Major General Arvind Kapoor (Indian Army) in the presence of Dr. Sanjay V Deshmukh (Former Vice Chancellor, Mumbai University), Dr. Varun Kapoor, IPS (Additional Director General of Police, Madhya Pradesh) and other dignitaries.
Significantly, Simon Noel Ovens has completed 35 glorious years in the Metropolitan Police,
over 30 years of which have been in supervisory and Leadership ranks. He has been Borough Commander of Merton, Westminster and Harrow, responsible for a wide range of operational, crime, public order and ceremonial work. Of particular note has been his extensive experience in dealing with royal events. He is chair of the Metropolitan and City Police Superintendents’Association Branch, involved in many complex professional negotiations He is chair of the board of trustees of both the Metropolitan and City Police Orphans Fund and the Metropolitan Police Benevolent Fund. He worked for six weeks in India training senior officers at the Indian Police Staff College. He has been highly experienced in strategic organisational management and risk management. His current role is to run the Roads and Transport Policing Command for London. A command of over 2,200 officers. In 2017 He was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for Greater London and since February 2018 has been HM The Queen’s representative DL for the London Borough of Harrow. He holds B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. degrees. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.