We need leaders who give optimism that a way through must be found

By Rob Whiteman | 26 June 2019
  • Rob Whiteman

When thinking of public sector leaders, who comes to mind? The best chief executive you have worked with? The most impressive council leader or directly-elected mayor? The most inspiring community leader or Government minister? Or the best frontline manager making a difference to the public? And possibly, not someone with a formal management role who exudes leadership to others, especially when most needed in difficult situations.

My reflection is that nowhere is a greater example of leadership than policing.

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