Date Published : July 28th, 2017 Published By : adminThe Policing Authority has appointed its new Executive Director for Strategy and Transformation in An Garda Síochána.
Mr. David Gilbride was appointed to the post by the Policing Authority following a recruitment campaign conducted by the Public Appointments Service on behalf of the Top-Level Appointments Committee. Mr Gilbride took up his post in mid-July 2017.
Pic: (Policing Authority meeting with An Garda Síochána on 29 June '17)
The Executive Director for Strategy and Transformation is a new civilian position in An Garda Síochána introduced as part of the organisation’s Modernisation and Renewal Programme. The office is a member of the Garda Senior Leadership Team.
David has held senior positions in the Department of Justice and Equality where he has worked across a range of Government policies including: Human Rights; Prison Regimes; Prisons Human Resources; Prisons Industrial Relations and Transformation; Human Trafficking, and Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. He also worked in the Department of Finance where he held responsibilities in relation to the management of Health Expenditure.
David holds a degree in History from Trinity College Dublin, a Masters in Public Management (Criminal Justice Administration) from the Institute of Public Administration, a Masters in Governance from Queens University Belfast, and is a qualified Barrister.
He has also been a member of the Legal Aid Board.