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date: 02 October 2023

Afzal, Nazir free

Afzal, Nazir free

OBE 2004

Born Birmingham 1 Oct. 1962; s of Mohammed Afzal and Sherbibi Afzal; m 1998, Sukhi Mattu; three s one d

Chancellor, University of Manchester, since 2022


Birmingham Univ. (LLB Hons); Guildford Law Sch.


Admitted as solicitor, 1989; CPS, 1991–2015, Chief Crown Prosecutor, 2001–15; CEO, Assoc. of Police and Crime Comrs, 2016–17. Ind. Chair, Catholic Safeguarding and Standards Agency, 2021–. Mem., IPSO, 2017–. Chair, Hopwood Hall Coll., 2018–. Hon. LLD: Birmingham, 2014; Manchester, 2017; Leicester, 2018; Bradford, 2021; London S Bank, 2022


The Prosecutor, 2020; The Race to the Top, 2022


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