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Giles le Riche

Director of Business Services: Giles le Riche

Nov 25, 2015 12:05 ETBack | Print Article

Giles le Riche, a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 30 years of financial management experience, joined Durham Regional Police in 2003 as Director of Business Services.

The Director of Business Services provides financial discipline and accountability to the business processes of the service. With an employee base of over 1,200 and a $180 million dollar operating budget the service requires sound oversight in the areas of purchasing, financial planning and reporting, business planning and development, capital spending, facilities, fleet management and police records in order to maximize resources and gain efficiencies.

The Director of Business Services is a key member of the Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for the development, implementation and administration of a comprehensive and integrated financial and business management function.

This position ensures that Durham Regional Police exhibits to internal and external stakeholders that the service maintains effective control and management of the funds entrusted to them, while proactively seeking out alternatives and options to allow business decisions to meet the highest standards of excellence and fiscal accountability.