Tina Yule leads on strategy, planning, transformation, continuous improvement, corporate governance, management of corporate services, custody, crime audit and call handling for HMICS. With over 35 years’ experience in corporate functions, prior to joining HMICS she was a senior local government officer with responsibility for strategic planning, community planning, business change and transformation, best value, ICT and performance management. She has held strategic responsibility for internal audit, information management and security, organisational development, training, equalities, procurement, large scale estates programmes and business support. Tina was seconded to Audit Scotland as Local Government Improvement Advisor to lead the development of Best Value in Police and Fire and support Best Value 2. She has also previously worked with the Scottish Executive as part of the 21st Century Government Unit and has extensive experience as a senior ICT executive, programme and business change leader. She has also worked in senior management in a Joint Futures (Adult Health and Social Care) organisation, with the Police and in the private sector. She represented SOLACE on the Improvement Service Board and has been involved with a number of other 3rd sector partners. Tina is a Scottish Government gateway reviewer with over 15 years’ experience of reviewing major public sector programmes. She is also an accredited EFQM assessor and MSP advanced practitioner.
Her inspection duties are mainly aligned to the portfolio held by the Deputy Chief Constable (Professionalism) and the Deputy Chief Officer as well as leading custody inspection and crime audit. She also leads on inspection of the Scottish Police Authority.