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Sir David Calvert-Smith

Sir David Calvert-Smith is a former Director of Public Prosecutions for England and Wales and a recently retired High Court Judge.  He is Non-Executive Chairman of Stephen Platt & Associates. 

Called to the Bar in 1969, Sir David enjoyed a long and distinguished career, during which he was appointed Senior Treasury Counsel in 1991 and Queen’s Counsel in 1997.  In 1998, he served as Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association before taking up the role of Director of Public Prosecutions later the same year. 

Sir David was a High Court Judge between 2005 and 2012, during which time he was in charge of the Terrorism List.  He is currently Chairman of the Parole Board for England and Wales.