New Chief Executive takes up position

16 May 2016

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The Northern Ireland Policing Board has appointed Amanda Stewart as its new Chief Executive.

Welcoming the appointment, Policing Board Chair Anne Connolly said: “I am delighted to confirm that Amanda Stewart has been appointed as the Policing Board’s new Chief Executive.

In her new role, Amanda will be responsible for supporting the work of the Board and for leading a team of staff who support Members’ work.

Amanda takes up her new position today and the Board looks forward to working with her in the time ahead.”

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Pen Picture: Amanda Stewart has worked for the Policing Board since its inception and has a wide range of experience across the Board’s responsibilities, including policing with the community, partnership and engagement, policy, human rights and police pensions and administration. Prior to joining the Board, Amanda worked for the former Police Authority taking forward many of the reforms to policing. Beginning her career as a Youth Worker with the Belfast Education and Library Board, Amanda holds a BSC (Hons) Degree in Community Youth Work from the University of Ulster and a Masters in Education and Contemporary Society.

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