Chris Noble, Assistant Chief Constable

Assistant Chief Constable Chris Noble is 43 years of age and has been a police officer for over 21 years, serving in the Royal Ulster Constabulary and the Police Service of Northern Ireland. Prior to moving to Humberside he was the Commander for Belfast City Policing District leading over 1000 staff with responsibility for overt counterterrorism policing, local response and neighbourhood policing, and public order and civil contingencies. He was also service lead for Evidence Based Policing, Business Crime & Engagement and the operational lead for Wellbeing. 

He was previously T/ACC for Service Improvement Department in the PSNI with a range of responsibilities including leading at service level on Change and Performance, Criminal Justice, Public Protection and Custody Policy and Healthcare.

He is an experienced Gold and Silver Public Order Commander, a Strategic Firearms Commander, a Security Coordinator and is a previous Head of the PSNI Close Protection Unit.

In 1996 he graduated from Queens University Belfast with an honours degree in Law and in 2013 he was awarded a Masters in Police Leadership and Applied Criminology studying at Cambridge University. He achieved the status of Chartered Manager with the Chartered Management Institute in May 2013 and in March 2014 he attended and passed the Strategic Command Course.