Hugh Ind

Hugh joined the BTPA in June 2019. Prior to this he worked as Director General at the Cabinet Office where he led work on driving the integration of new style apprenticeships into workforce plans across the public sector.

He worked in the civil service for 27 years. He has significant experience in leading the delivery of law enforcement operations under public scrutiny as well as in leading policy change and legislation. He was Director General of Immigration Enforcement 2016-18 and was Strategic Director for the UK Asylum System 2008-12. He had lead responsibility for the development and introduction of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, building on involvement with policing legislation going as far back as the Police and Magistrates Courts Act 1994. He also spent time as Principal Private Secretary to Tessa Jowell at Dept for Culture, Media and Sport 2001-4.