Nick Jones worked as a chief officer in the magistrates’ courts service and served as a justices’ chief executive and a justices’ clerk in west Yorkshire and west Mercia. Before his appointment as Traffic Commissioner, he worked as a senior crown prosecutor in Birmingham and Hereford.
For much of his time as a chief officer Nick was responsible for training staff and magistrates on law, including road traffic law. He was a long-time member of NACRO’s National Race Issues Advisory Committee. He is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and is a chartered fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
Traffic Commissioner for Wales
- the licensing of the operators of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) and of buses and coaches known as Public Service Vehicles (PSVs)
- the registration of local bus services
- granting vocational licences and taking action against drivers of HGVs and PSVs
Previous roles in government
Traffic Commissioner for Wales and the west Midlands
- 2007 to 2016