Dr Gillian Tully steps down as Forensic Science Regulator

Dr Gillian Tully demitted office as Forensic Science Regulator on 16 February 2021.

The recruitment competition for her replacement is currently ongoing and will be completed as soon as possible. The Home Secretary has appointed the Home Office Deputy Chief Scientific Adviser, Rupert Shute, to act as Interim Forensic Science Regulator until such time as the new Regulator is appointed. The Regulator can be contacted by emailing

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