Eamon Ryan Appointed Inspector Of Custodial Services From 4 May 2019

Eamon Ryan Appointed Inspector Of Custodial Services From 4 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Francis Logan

New Inspector Of Custodial Services Announced

Victor P Taffa

  • Long-standing public servant Eamon Ryan appointed to role
  • Ryan currently Executive Director Integrity and Risk at Public Sector Commission
  • Replaces Professor Neil Morgan who is retiring after 10 years as inspector

Corrective Services Minister Francis Logan has announced the appointment of Eamon Ryan as Inspector of Custodial Services for a five-year term commencing on May 4, 2019.

“Mr. Ryan has a long history of serving the Western Australian public and will bring a proven record of stewardship and integrity to the Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services.” Minister for Corrective Services Francis Logan said.

“His leadership skills and extensive experience in integrity and risk will contribute enormously to this important and independent role.”

Mr. Ryan is currently Executive Director Integrity and Risk at the Public Sector Commission and has more than three decades of experience in senior public service roles.

Previously he was Executive Director, Professional Standards and Conduct at the Department of Education for seven years.

Inspector of Custodial Services leads the independent Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services.

Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services inspects and reports to State Parliament at least every three years on Western Australia’s prisons, prison work camps, custodial operations and court custody centres including Police lock-ups.

It also reports on Western Australia’s juvenile detention centre and prisoner transport arrangements.

Inspector can also be directed to review other correctional matters by the Minister for Corrective Services.

Mr. Ryan will be the third Inspector of Custodial Services in Western Australia.

He takes over from Professor Neil Morgan who is retiring after 10 years in the position.