Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson is a senior detective and currently the National Co-ordinator for Protect and Prepare under the CONTEST strategy, based at the National Counter Terrorism headquarters in London. He is a senior Investigating Officer with extensive working knowledge in homicide and counter terrorism investigations having led over 50 murder and Counter Terrorism enquiries. As a SO15 Senior Investigation Officer and former head of Scotland Yard SO15 forensic management team, he is experienced in bomb scene management and disaster victim identification having been a senior Identification manager for over 7 years.

Scott has delivered training at a number of educational and police academies together with conferences in the USA, Norway, France and New Delhi on a wide range of subjects from scene management to CBRNe to strategic crisis management.

In 2010, he led the MPS Counter Terrorism and Senior Identification Team in New Delhi in support of the Commonwealth Games. In 2010 as a Detective Chief Superintendent, he was appointed head of Emergency Preparedness, Business Continuity, CBRNe and DVI for the Metropolitan Police. In 2012, he led the MPS as Bronze Commander for Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity for the Olympic and Paralympics Games. Scott was responsible for multi-agency planning for all 26 sporting venues and delivery of the testing and exercising programme.

As chair of LESLP between 2010 and 2013, Scott delivered the 8th edition of the LESLP manual incorporating Lady Justice Hallett recommendations prior to the commencement of the Olympic Games. Recently he has advised the Norwegian authorities on blue light inter- operability following the review of the Andres Brevik case, and Police Scotland in advance of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He currently sits on the programme board of JESIP and is responsible for CT military liaison and major event planning.