Sir Peter Imbert Biography

Peter Michael Imbert, Baron Imbert (born 27 April 1933) was Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service from 1987 to 1993, and prior to that appointment Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police from 1979 to 1985.

He was the Lord Lieutenant of Greater London until 2008. He was made a Life peer as Baron Imbert, of New Romney in the County of Kent in 1999.

Early life

Born in Kent, Imbert was educated at the Harvey Grammar School in Folkestone, spent his National Service in the Royal Air Force Police and worked for a short time with Kent County Council, before joining the Metropolitan Police in 1953 at Bow Street Police Station.