The Committee provide independent assurance about the adequacy and effectiveness of the governance, risk, data quality, internal control and financial management arrangements of South Yorkshire Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Steve Wragg, Chair

Biography coming soon.

Ian Falconer

A CIPFA accountant with over 30 years of audit and accountancy experience, helping organisations in most parts of the UK’s not for profit sector. For almost 20 years acted as external audit or internal audit partner to many local authorities, universities, colleges, government departments, health bodies, social landlords and grant funded bodies (latterly with Grant Thornton UK LLP). Also worked with a number of regulatory bodies, advising on professional standards for governance and audit.

Ian is also Treasurer of the Sheffield Music Academy, Chair of Audit & Risk Assurance at The Sheffield College, Board member of Arches Housing, and Chair of Audit & Risk Assurance of Furtureworks Training Ltd.

Sandi Carman

Over 25 years’ experience working in NHS acute, community, and commissioning organisations. Sandi’s career started in Occupational Therapy in Sheffield and she has since gained a wealth of experience in operational and leadership roles across the region.

Sandi holds a Master’s degree in Health Care Practice, IoD Diploma in Company Direction and has achieved the NHS Leadership Academy Award in Executive Healthcare Leadership. She is employed as Assistant Chief Executive for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Sandi is a Director of Legacy Park Limited and a Non-Executive Director for South Yorkshire Housing Association.

Julie Gill

Seasoned executive with over 25 years strategic and operational management experience gained in a demanding and highly regulated financial services company in Sheffield as a board member, Company Secretary and senior executive. This enables her to bring a wealth of experience in governance; risk management and financial monitoring to complement the existing Joint Independent Audit Committee members.

Her other interests include working as a School Governor for Bradfield School and being a  Director/Trustee and volunteer for the Cathedral Archer Project in Sheffield.

Cheryl Hobson

Biography coming soon.