Rowley joined the MPS as an Assistant Commissioner in December 2011. He was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in the same year.
in June 2014, Rowley was appointed former Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations (ACSO) in the Metropolitan Police Service. He announced his retirement from this position in January 2018.
- Mark Rowley, RUS, accessed 4 March 2018.
- Harry Cockburn, Mark Rowley resigns: Met Police's head of counter-terrorism steps down, Independent, 9 January 2018.