Tony Smith

Tony Smith

Tony Smith retired as Director General of the UK Border Force in March 2013, after completing over 40 years’ service in the UK Home Office. Tony was the Senior Responsible Owner and gold commander for the UK Border Agency’s London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Programme.

He delivered his mission to contribute to a safe secure and inspirational Olympic Games by facilitating the entry of the vast majority of people and goods coming to the Games, whilst protecting the public from those that may cause harm.

Having also played a significant role in the operational response to the terrorist attacks in North America on 9/11 and in the UK on 7/7, he is now a global border security expert and leadership consultant for Fortunes Global.