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William Priestley - InspectorBill Priestley joined CJI in January 2005. He had previously managed the National Police (Centrex) Quality Approval Award and the Centrex Race and Diversity Unit.  He has worked as an independent training and development consultant, designing, delivering, and evaluating training in Human Rights, Freedom of Information and Managing Diversity.
Bill is a BQF accredited assessor for the EFQM Excellence Model™ and led the implementation of the quality management standard ISO 9001:2008 leading to the award of the standard for all aspects of CJI’s activities. Bill has assisted the Council of Europe as a short term expert in police complaints and oversight, prevention of ill treatment and prison inspection and oversight; delivering inputs, providing assessment reports and training to senior justice officials in the Russian Federation, Macedonia, Georgia and Ukraine.  
Since joining CJI Bill has led various CJI inspections into the Office of the Police Ombudsman and has been involved in a wide range of other inspection work including, corporate governance inspections of the Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission and Public Prosecution Service, Youth Conferencing, Policing with the Community, Dealing with Complaints, Jury Management and Prison inspections.
Bill graduated from the Masters of Public Administration programme (MPA) at the University of Ulster in December 2013.  He also holds a Master of Laws (LLM - Human Rights - merit) from the University of Leeds; a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science (University of Ulster) and a Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education (Canterbury Christ Church University).


Rachel Tupling - Inspector

Rachel Lindsay joined CJI as an Inspector in July 2007 having previously worked at the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) in England for five years.
During her time at NPIA Rachel worked as an Occupational Psychologist designing and delivering national Recruitment Assessment Centres for Police Constables and led on the design and delivery of promotion assessment centres for the Police Service of Northern Ireland. Prior to this Rachel worked for two years as a Personnel Officer at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust while studying for her MSc in Occupational Psychology. 

In addition to her Masters degree, Rachel holds a BSc Hons in Psychology from the University of Birmingham and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from Leeds Metropolitan University.  Rachel is a Chartered Psychologist, a  Registered Practitioner Psychologist, a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. 

Since joining CJI Rachel has led on inspections of Sexual and Domestic Violence and Abuse, Police Custody, Prison Staff Training and PSNI Customer Service. She has also been involved in a number of other inspections, particularly in the areas of policing, custody, youth justice and victims and witnesses. Rachel represents CJI on the UK National Preventative Mechanism group and has delivered presentations on CJI's work both locally and at Council of Europe events.


Stephen Dolan - Inspector
Stephen Dolan took up the post of Inspector with CJI in May 2009.  Prior to joining the Inspectorate, Stephen held a variety of positions within the public sector including Head of Finance for the Construction Service and Central Procurement Directorate; Head of Corporate Services, AFBI; Project Manager within the Business Development Service and served as a non-executive director on the PSNI audit committee. Stephen also spent eight years as a management consultant with Capita Management Consultants and First Consulting Group specialising in financial management, business planning and outsourcing.
Stephen’s Inspection work has included governance inspections of the Parole Commissioners and the NI Prison Service, a review of the NI Courts’ Service Estate, the Prisoner Escorting and Court Custody Service and a Peer Review of the Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate.

Stephen holds graduate and post graduate degrees in Biochemistry, a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, is a qualified accountant, a PRINCE2 practitioner and recently completed a CIPFA/IAM Certificate in Corporate Governance.


Dr Ian Cameron - InspectorDr Ian Cameron  joined Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland as an Inspector in May 2009.

Since joining CJINI, Ian has carried out inspections of Magilligan Prison and Hydebank Wood Women’s Prison and YOC, Corporate Governance in the Northern Ireland Prison Service, Securing Attendance at Court and follow-up reviews of previous CJINI inspections of Mental Health and the Enforcement of Fines. He has also been involved with the inspections into Vulnerable Prisoners, Avoidable Delay, Domestic Violence and Abuse, Youth Offending Interventions, Approved Premises, Public Prosecution Service Corporate Governance and the Northern Ireland Courts Service Estate.  

The 2011 Prison Review Team Report made recommendations to transform the
Northern Ireland Prison Service into a more modern service with progressive regimes focusing on offender behaviour, and much of Ian’s current role is concentrated on the inspection work to assess developments and provide an independent assessment of progress to the Justice Minister’s Oversight Group.


Current work also includes the Safety of Prisoners and the follow-up review to the 2012 Inspection of Life and Indeterminate Sentence Prisoners.
Ian has a BA (Hons) degree in Public Policy and Management and a PhD, both from the University of Ulster, and is a qualified PRINCE 2 practitioner.  

 Tom McGonigle - InspectorTom McGonigle has been an Inspector since November 2003, and  with effect from 1 June 2013 will work with CJI one day per week.  During 2013-14 he is deputy lead inspector on Police Discretion, Fixed Penalties and Adult Safeguarding inspections.
He joined the Northern Ireland Probation Service in 1980, and worked in a range of community and custodial settings as a practitioner and manager.  He became Deputy Director of St Patrick’s Juvenile Justice Centre in 1996, and moved to NIACRO as Director of Operations in 2000. He has operational experience of prison and probation services in several countries.
Tom was awarded the UK Fulbright Public Affairs Fellowship which was co-hosted by the University of Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Corrections in 2010.  He is a member of the Conference on European Probation’s International Register of Experts.
Tom holds a Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (Magee College Derry), an MA in Social Anthropology (Queen's University Belfast), and a BA (Hons) in Irish Studies (University of Ulster).  He is also an accredited NVQ assessor in criminal justice and care.

David MacAnultyDavid MacAnulty took up the post of Inspector with CJI in November 2012.  Prior to joining CJI, David worked for seven years as a lawyer with the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland where he was involved in both directing on and prosecuting cases in the Magistrates' and Crown Court.
Prior to joining the PPS, David spent four years in private practice in Northern Ireland where he gained significant experience in criminal law and a further two years as a criminal defence lawyer in London.
David holds an LLB-BA (Hons) degree in Law from the University of Nottingham and LPC from the College of Law in Chester. David was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales in 2001 and Roll of Solicitors in Northern Ireland in 2002.  He is a qualified Higher Court Advocate, and has been a member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland since 2002.


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