Appointed Inspector on 30th March 2009, Neil Morgan is the second Inspector of Custodial Services in Western Australia, following Professor Richard Harding. He was formally Professor of Law at the University of Western Australia, a member of the Parole Board of Western Australia, and Director of Research for the Western Australia Law Reform Commission project on Aboriginal Customary law. He has been Rapporteur for the Asian and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators for the past decade and a consultant to numerous government departments and other agencies in Australia. His main research publications have been on criminal law, sentencing and the administration of sentences in Australia and in the Asia Pacific region.
Andrew was appointed Deputy Inspector in the Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services on 3 January 2012. Andrew has worked in a diverse range of senior management roles in Commonwealth and State public sector agencies, including as a Senior Manager at the Australian Bureau of Statistics and at the Office of the Auditor General where Andrew led teams managing compliance, control and accountability audits. He also managed the licensing of Western Australia’s water, electricity and gas service providers at the Economic Regulation Authority.
Immediately prior to joining the Office Andrew undertook the role of Assistant Ombudsman, Complaint Resolution at the WA Ombudsman where he oversaw significant improvements in both the timeliness and effectiveness of complaint and investigation handling.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Anthropology) and a Masters in Criminal Justice.