The Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC MP today announces that the Director of the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) David Green CB QC has just his contract extended by 2 years.
Mr Green was initially named SFO Director in April 2012 for a fixed term due to end in April this year. Given the latest extension, his contract will end on April 20, 2018.
The Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC MP said:
“In his time as Director of the SFO David Green led a change in the organisation’s approach to prosecuting cases and delivered the first UK Deferred Prosecution Agreement and the first convictions under the Bribery Act 2010. I look forward to working with him in the next phase of his leadership of the Serious Fraud Office.”
David Green CB QC said:
“I am happy to continue as Director, and the SFO will continue to take on the sort of cases for which it was designed.”
The SFO announcement can be viewed by clicking here.