In conversation with Wendy Williams CBE: Succeeding by working with others


Working as part of a team has been proven to foster personal growth, heightened job satisfaction, and diminished stress levels. Together, a team’s collective efforts can accomplish wonders, surpassing what any lone wolf could ever achieve. But sometimes, taking that step to collaborate or ask for assistance can be daunting.

During this conversation, we will be discussing:

  • The art of collaboration and Its impact on innovation
  • Tackling fear and doubt in a team setting
  • Building an engaged, thriving sector through teamwork

Who should attend?

Whether you are a civil servant, team leader, or an individual looking to enhance your collaborative skills, this webinar is for you!

Our Wellbeing & Resilience Associate Director, Kat Thorne, will be in conversation with Wendy Williams CBE, HM Inspector of Constabulary on Wednesday 19th July at 10.30am.

We believe in the power of engagement and active learning, so this webinar is designed to encourage maximum participation. You will have the opportunity to ask Wendy questions, gaining direct insights from her wealth of experience. This is your chance to learn from a leader who has navigated complex systems and championed collaboration throughout her career.

Join us for this important and engaging conversation about how to tap into our own potential, push through fear and doubt and collaborate with others to create an innovative and engaged sector.


Name: Wendy Williams CBE


Role: HM Inspector of Constabulary   Department: His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services


Wendy Williams CBE is HM Inspector of Constabulary and HM Inspector of Fire & Rescue Services. She has responsibility for 13 police forces across Wales and the West of England and 11 fire and rescue services in the West of England. She was previously a Chief Crown Prosecutor with the Crown Prosecution Service and a solicitor and partner in private practice. 


Wendy Williams CBE is also the author of the independent Windrush Lessons Learned Review into the Home Office and its handling of events leading up to the Windrush scandal. This was presented to Parliament in 2020. More recently, The Home Secretary invited Wendy to consider the progress made by the department in implementing her 30 recommendations, and her Windrush Lessons Learned Review Progress Update was published in 2022.


In 2020, she was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. In 2023, Wendy joined the Advisory Board for the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, as well as the Oxford and Cambridge Universities’ Close the Gap Advisory Board. She was also appointed as a Commissioner on the Institute for Government’s Commission on the centre of government.



10:30 - 11:30



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