Nigel Mawer QPM
Vice Chairman, Disciplinary Chairman and Director
Nigel Mawer was co-opted to the WPBSA board of Directors in July 2011 and Chairs the WPBSA Disciplinary Committee.
As well as being the Chair of the WPBSA Disciplinary Committee, he is the Chair of the Darts Regulation Authority and is the independent regulator of professional darts.
He works as a freelance specialist advisor in the areas of sport regulation, integrity in sport, anti-corruption, economic and e-crime.
He was formerly the Head of Economic and Specialist Crime at New Scotland Yard where he devised ‘Sterling’, the MPS strategy to combat economic crime in London.
He has led on some of the most sensitive enquiries conducted by Scotland Yard. He ran the corruption enquiry into members of the Pakistani Cricket Team, working closely with the ICC Anti-Corruption and Security Unit. He led the enquiry into Lords and MPs expenses. He led the National response to e-crime and planned the operational response against serious and organised crime relating to the 2012 Olympics. He was a special advisor to the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police on the reinvestigation of phone hacking by News International staff in 2011.
In 2001 he achieved an MA in Individual and Organisational Development. He was awarded the Queens Police Medal for Distinguished Police Service in the 2009 Queens Birthday Honours. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.
In 2015 Nigel became the Chair of World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS), a subsidiary body of the WPBSA.
Nigel was re-elected as a director of the WPBSA most recently in December 2017.