Norman Inkster

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Norman Inkster

President of INTERPOL
In office
Preceded byIvan Barbot
Succeeded byBjörn Eriksson
Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
In office
September 1, 1987 – June 24, 1994
Preceded byRobert Simmonds
Succeeded byPhilip Murray
Personal details
Born (1938-08-19) August 19, 1938 (age 80)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Norman David Inkster, OC (born August 19, 1938) served as 18th Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, from September 1, 1987, to June 24, 1994. From 1992 until 1994 he also served as President of Interpol.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, but spending nearly all of his early years in Broadview, Saskatchewan, where his father, Harold, was a Master mechanic with the Canadian Pacific Railway and his mother, Martha, was a housewife, he was educated at the University of New Brunswick, where he studied sociology and psychology. During his studies he was continuously employed in the Human Resources department of the RCMP. In 1961 he married Mary-Anne Morrison. They raised three children together: Leslie Anne (1965), Scott (1967) and Dana (1972).

Recent life and career[edit]

From 1994 to 2003 he was a partner with KPMG in Toronto, the latter part of which he was global managing partner of the forensic practice. In 1995 he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2003 he retired from KPMG and started Inkster Group. He was the President of the Inkster Group, which provides various security and policing services to a list of international clients, including the Province of Ontario. In 2006 Inkster Group was acquired by Navigant Consulting where Inkster served as a managing director. In 2007, Inkster became an independent consultant. He was engaged to marry Pamela Jeffery, founder of the Women's Executive Network in 2008. They later were married in of October in a service in Toronto with friends and family. He was awarded 2011 with the Gusi Peace Prize.


External links[edit]

  • "Norman Inkster". Retrieved June 25, 2006.
Police appointments
Preceded by
Robert Simmonds
Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Succeeded by
Joseph Murray