Giles Orpen-Smellie was elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk in May 2021.
Giles has a military background. The son of a soldier, he followed his father into the Parachute Regiment and served for 34 years. After leaving the Army in 2012, Giles worked in the charity sector.
He was also a member of the Ministry of Justice’s War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Tribunal.