International Vice President
Liam Price was appointed Director-General, International Special Services, in July 2021. In this capacity he is responsible for the RCMP’s international network of Liaison Officers, peace operations, overseas capacity-building initiatives, and Canada's Interpol National Central Bureau.
Liam Price is a serving senior civilian member of the RCMP. Prior to becoming Director-General, Mr. Price was posted overseas; first as the RCMP’s embed with the National Crime Agency in London, UK and, more recently, as the RCMP’s Regional Director for US & NE Caribbean in Washington, DC. In these roles, he led proactive investigations, deepened bilateral and multilateral ties and increased information sharing.
Between 2012 and 2015, Mr. Price served as Director, Operational Information Management, in Federal Policing at the RCMP. In that capacity, he oversaw the RCMP's framework for the collection, assessment and prioritization of intelligence and the production of threat assessments on a range of topics.
Mr. Price joined the RCMP in 2006. Past assignments have included posts at the Privy Council Office, the Office of the Special Representative of INTERPOL to the United Nations, and the RCMP’s National Security Program. Before joining the RCMP, Mr. Price served with Canada’s Parliament as Team; Lead for the Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence. With the Committee, he released a number of reports related to the state of Canadian emergency preparedness, military readiness, border security and veteran's affairs.
His education and training is varied. Most recently, he completed professional training at the Canadian Forces College and the FBI Academy. Academically, he received a Master's degree in International Security Studies from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and a Bachelor of Science (Foreign Service) from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.