Tony Saggers

Tony completed a 30-year law enforcement career in 2017 as the NCA Head of Drugs Threat and Intelligence, including a leading role in the national response to County Lines. Having worked in covert, evidential, intelligence and strategic roles, Tony’s experience spans from encountering local drug dealers and users (in the late 80s) to his national lead roles (with SOCA and NCA), working in over 40 countries. He managed the UK drug market and price assessment (between 2006 and 2017) and was the UK delegate in Europe, representing supply and demand insight. He was the lead Expert Witness for drug trafficking and complex investigations and created the UK law enforcement response to this type of evidence in 2004, going on to manage national teams of practitioners supporting 1500+ subsequent investigations.