The United Nations Director for the Internal Oversight and Investigation Services, Nick Kaldas, was formerly the Deputy
Commissioner of New South Wales (NSW) Police Force, and has a wealth of experience in major crime and homicide investigations and operations, emergency management, counter terrorism, armed robbery, major drug investigations and covert operations.
For some years, he was in command of Counter Terrorism and Special Tactics Command, responsible for all investigative and intelligence activity in countering terrorism, preparedness and response to high risk situations, and was also a member of the Australian National Counter Terrorism Committee.
Nick served in Iraq in 2018/05 as Deputy Chief Police Advisor for Coalition Forces, rebuilding the Iraqi National Police and later as Chief of Investigations with the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon, investigating the assassination of Prime Minister Hariri. In 2016, he served as Chief of Investigations with the UN/OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism, investigating the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict.