Peter Darby

Director of Policy


Peter is a retired senior police officer having served for 34 years with the Metropolitan Police Service. During this period he carried out numerous roles and spent the majority of his service in Special Branch where he obtained valuable experience in management of people and operations, including head of training.
 
He implemented a number of innovative initiatives during this time and liaised considerably with the Home Office and other government departments. He joined the VSC in 2003 at the inception of the PEGI system and has been heavily involved in its operation and development since then.
 
He has held an interest in computing and video games since the 1980s when he first learnt how to code computer programs. He was VSC Director of Operations before being appointed Director General in January 2014. He held this position until April 2017.