People

Ann-Marie Orler

Sweden

Ann Marie Orler

Biography

Ann-Marie Orler is Chief at the Standing Police Capacity of the UN Police Division (SPC.)

Commissioner Orler has 30 years of policing experience at the local, regional, national, and international levels. The latest was as Head of the International Affairs Unit for the Swedish Police, in which she successfully implemented international cooperation as part of the domestic policing, primarily as related to combatting organized crime. She also led an assignment from the government on fighting mobile organized criminal groups, that led to increased legal provisions for the Customs authority. She has a law degree from the University of Uppsala. Ms. Orler was a member of the board of Europol for 5 years and has been a board member of the Folke Bernadotte Academy for 6 years. She was the Deputy Police Adviser to the UN between 2008 and 2010 before being promoted to Police Adviser on 8 March 2010 and announced as the “top cop” by the then-Secretary General Ban Ki Moon. Commissioner Orler joined the UN Standing Police Capacity in January 2021 and she was assigned twice to the UN Mission in Haiti to lead the UN Police Component, tackling multiple difficult challenges.