Director General of Immigration Enforcement

Hugh Ind

Biography

Hugh became the Director for Casework and Returns in Immigration Enforcement in March 2013. He joined the Home Office in 1991.

His previous career highlights include:

  • being Director for Crime and Enforcement and UK Border Agency’s (UKBA) Regional Director for London and the South East (2010 to 2013)
  • becoming national lead for asylum in 2009
  • setting up UKBA’s new asylum model in 2007
  • taking on the role as principal Private Secretary for Tessa Jowell at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (2001 to 2004)
  • acting as Bill Manager for the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

Director General of Immigration Enforcement

The Director General of Immigration Enforcement leads a team of over 5000 staff who are responsible for cross-government actions to reduce immigration abuse and maximise compliance with the immigration law.

Previous roles in government

  1. Senior Director for Casework and Returns

    • 2013 to 2016