Neil Rhodes joined the Disclosure and Barring Service Board in May 2020 as a Board member.
Neil has a longstanding interest in safeguarding and promoting opportunities for young people. A police officer for 31 years, he was Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police until February 2017. His background includes significant change management within the criminal justice sector. He is a past chair of three different Local Criminal Justice Boards.
Neil is also currently Deputy Chair of Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals Trust, chairing their Finance and Performance Committee. He has also been a member of the Youth Justice Board since 2013.
Neil is a Trustee of the Freshtime Futures Trust, a charity assisting young people and he chairs Lincoln Cathedral’s Audit Committee.