Ukad: Anti-doping appointment for former police chief Trevor Pearce


The former head of the National Crime Squad (NCS) and the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) has been appointed chairman of UK Anti-Doping.

Trevor Pearce was director general of the NCS between 2004 and 2006, then spent three years with Soca from 2010.

He replaces David Kenworthy, whose four-year term has ended.

"Trevor brings a wealth of experience in investigations and intelligence," said secretary of state for culture, media and sport, Karen Bradley.