Aled is a recently retired Chief Superintendent having served in all ranks in CID and Uniform Policing. He has significant experienced as Senior Investigating Officer and was also a Strategic Firearms Commander. He was head of uniform policing prior to retirement with responsibility for all uniform assets in his force, including response policing, neighbourhood policing, roads policing and specialist support.
He has worked in three forces including the Metropolitan Police Service. He has delivered complex change programmes, having lead on the design and introduction of a radical new intelligence system and structure in his own force. Furthermore, he was the operational lead for his force in response to the austerity challenges. He has experience of delivering on Strategic Change Management to the International course at the police Staff College.
He has been commended by the Chief Constable for his work as the Senior Identification Manager in the UK working with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and UK disaster victim identification, relating to an International air crash in Afghanistan. Aled led over several months on the identification by DNA of all the international victims of the tragedy, liaising with FCO, FBI, UK based families, coroners and forensic service providers.
Aled enjoys helping others by using his coaching and mentoring skills and is a qualified Institute of Leadership and Management Executive level coach. Prior to retiring Aled was the force lead on a new leadership programme, which was delivered to all senior police officers and support staff. He has significant experience of interview processes both as a candidate and as a panel member, including interviewing direct entry Superintendent candidates on behalf of the College of Policing and is keen to pass his learning onto others.