Jo has over 15 years of experience working for the probation services and has held senior roles including as an Assistant Chief Probation Officer.
Her former roles have included specialising in Integrated Offender Management, public protection, working with women, safeguarding, and helping prisoners through the gate to resettle into their communities. Alongside Surrey Police and other justice partners, she has led on projects that reduce gang crime and risk.
Jo has a strong focus on driving quality and practice. She has been the operational lead for safeguarding and has designed and delivered training to employees across the Seetec Group.
In 2016, she won a Butler Trust Award for her outstanding work reforming prolific offenders and reducing crime. The awards are the most prestigious in the justice sector with the Trust presenting only ten each year.
Jo is responsible for overseeing work to reduce reoffending through five new CFO Activity Hubs.