Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of Ealing

ealingRichard Kornicki Esq CBE DL

Appointed Rep DL: 2016

Appointed Representative Deputy Lieutenant in March 2016 Richard is a retired Senior Civil Servant. After an early
career working with antiquarian books, he joined the Home Office where he was responsible at different times for civil emergencies, police reform, counter-terrorism, and setting up the Serious Organised Crime Agency. He also served on secondment in the Cabinet Office and the Department of Health. His final post in the Home Office was as Director of Serious Crime.

Living in West London, he is Chairman of the Polish Air Force Memorial Committee, Secretary to the Friends of No. 11 Group Operations Rooms (the Battle of Britain Bunker), Trustee of the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby, Chairman of the Thomas More Legal Centre, and Hon. President 342 (Ealing and Brentford) Squadron ATC.

Ealing BoroughsHe was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2000, and in 2011 he was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Polish Republic. In 2014 he was appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London and is currently reviewing the operation of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in Greater London.

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