Oliver Gower

Deputy Director/Head
National Crime Agency (NCA)/National Cyber Crime Unit

Oliver became Head of the UK's National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) in January 2017. Prior to this, he led the NCCU's Strategy and Intelligence Department; with responsibility for mapping and prioritising the UK's cybercrime threats, and implementing a long-term response. Oliver also led on domestic and international cyber partnerships, and a multi-million pound investment programme in new skills and technology. Oliver has worked in the National Crime Agency since 2013, prior to which he led the design and build of the NCCU from within the UK's Home Office. He has held various other operational and policy positions in UK Government since 2007.