Meet Our Team

HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland

Craig Naylor was appointed Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland in March 2022. This is an independent appointment under Royal Warrant and confers wide ranging powers to look into the “state, effectiveness and efficiency” of both...

Lead Inspector

Tina Yule leads on strategy, planning, transformation, continuous improvement, corporate governance, management of corporate services, and supports custody, crime audit and call handling for HMICS. With over 37 years’ experience in corporate functions,...

Lead Inspector

Brian McInulty was appointed as Lead Inspector in October 2019. Brian has a strong background in policing, having joined Strathclyde Police in 1989. He has served in a variety of operational roles across Lanarkshire, Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire. As...

Lead Inspector

Dawn joined the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) as a prosecutor in 1994, working for the first 8 years of her 26 year career in the Glasgow and Edinburgh Procurator Fiscal offices.  In Edinburgh she undertook a number of management...

Lead Inspector

Ray was appointed as Lead Inspector in June 2020, having joined HMICS from the Care Inspectorate where he was a Strategic Inspector. Ray has worked in the inspection and scrutiny environment since 2013. As a Strategic Inspector, Ray managed the planning...

Improvement and Scrutiny Programme Coordinator

Rhona has a background of working in the criminal justice system, covering roles in a variety of disciplines, most notably operational and change management. Rhona's role is to coordinate and project manage the production and delivery of the HMICS annual...

Inspection Support and Design Manager

Joanna Gardner fulfils the roles of; Design, inspection support, researcher, publications, website and Freedom of Information (FOI) management. Jo joined HMICS in March 2014.

Lead Inspector - on secondment from Police Scotland

Steven is a Temporary Superintendent with Police Scotland, who joined HMICS as a Lead Inspector in September 2021. Steven has served across a wide range of operational policing and corporate roles within the former Strathclyde Police and Police Scotland...

Support Inspector - on secondment from Police Scotland

Pam joined former Tayside Police in 1994, initially serving in Dundee; moving onto their Drugs Branch, followed by community policing within Angus. On the creation of Police Scotland, Pam moved into national Safer Communities where her experience...

Support Inspector - on secondment from Police Scotland

Trish joined former Lothian and Borders Police in 2005, initially serving as a response officer in Edinburgh. Following this, she moved onto detective roles within the CID and Public Protection Departments in Edinburgh and upon the formation of Police...

Associate Inspector - Corporate Communications and Media Liaison

With a background in journalism, Susan has wide and varied policing and media experience having joined the media department of Grampian Police in 2005. Moving to Lothian and Borders Police three years later, where she ultimately was head of department,...

Associate Inspectors

HMICS uses a cadre of ‘Associate Inspectors’ to augment HMICS inspection teams. Associates come from a range of backgrounds and have a variety of professional experience and skills which supplements the core team and provides additional capacity to carry...