Following his distinguished career of service in Her Majesty’s Royal Air Force and at Scotland Yard, Raymond Kendall joined INTERPOL in 1971. From 1985 until 2001, he served as three-time Secretary General of INTERPOL from its headquarters in Lyon, France. In addition to his leadership fulfilling the traditional mission of INTERPOL, Mr. Kendall initiated joint efforts globally with the private sector to address the growing threat of cybercrime and promoted the need for international cooperation to prevent abuses on the web.
An honors degree recipient from Oxford University, Mr. Kendall has received awards from the governments of France, Spain, Finland, United States, Chile, Peru and Russia. He is also recieved the Lifetime Achievement Award from the United States Marshall’s Services and was honored by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the US Drug Enforcement Administration.