Hardyal Dhindsa is the Police & Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire. Hardyal graduated with a degree in Psychology from Bangor University, North Wales and previously worked as an Assistant Psychologist in the NHS. He qualified as a Social Worker from the London School of Economics in 1985 and has 30 years’ experience as a Probation Officer, Practitioner and Strategic Manager in a Criminal Justice Agency, where he oversaw a £22 million budget and 500 personnel.
He additionally served as a senior elected Labour member of Derby City Council, where he held key cabinet posts for over 20 years.
He is the APCC Deputy Lead on Equality, Diversity and Human Rights, and the Lead of the APCC Portfolio Group on Alcohol & Substance Misuse.