As Director of Operations Bill has responsibility for planning, performance, finance, management of risk and supporting governance.
Before joining Community Justice Scotland Bill worked in the private and third sectors and in Further Education. Prior to that, he was a police officer for thirty years working in local communities across the then Strathclyde Police area including Ayrshire, Lanarkshire and Glasgow. In addition to operational policing, Bill’s police career encompassed specialisms such as community policing, crime prevention, Equal Opportunities, training, governance and policy development.
Bill believes that complex problems require approaches that are essentially collaborative in nature and he is committed to helping CJS develop the scope and effectiveness of its stakeholder engagement and partnership working.