JPA Executive Committee

Chair – Detective Inspector Nicholas Goldwater

Nicholas joined the Metropolitan Police in 2006 after graduating from university. He trained as a Detective and has since worked in a number of investigative departments.  He has been actively involved in the JPA throughout his career and a member of the JPA Executive Committee since 2014.

Regional Force Liaison – chief Superintendent Michael Loebenberg

 Twitter: @mloebenberg

After university, Michael began work as a regular police officer in August 2006. Over his career he has served in each rank, in roles including response and neighbourhood policing, crime investigation and custody services. He has worked across numerous policy and strategy areas, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from UCL, as well as a Master’s degree in Police Leadership and Management from Warwick. He has worked on many large scale football, protest and ceremonial events as an accredited public order commander.

Michael joined Thames Valley Police as a Superintendent in 2017 and spent two years leading the NPCC Digital Public Contact Programme, forging a nationwide collaboration which is transforming the online services offered for contact between the public and the police by forces across England and Wales. He received an NPCC Chair’s Commendation for his work on the programme. He commanded Aylesbury Vale from 2019 to 2021, leading the police partnership for the establishment of Buckinghamshire Council, and is proud of the area’s achievements in protecting the community and bringing offenders to justice.

Promoted to Chief Superintendent in 2021, Michael led for Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes to September 2023, and presently leads force Tasking & Resilience. He is accredited as a commander for Gold & Silver Public Order, Strategic Firearms, Strategic CBRN, and Multi-Agency Gold Incidents.

Michael was a founding member of the Jewish Police Association and was originally elected to the position of Deputy Chair in 2008.

Behind every successful organisation is a team of hard working Executive members. For the JPA, the executive committee perform most duties over and above their various police officer roles. We are all committed to ensuring the JPA continues to be an Association the members can be proud of.