Sally Lewis - Chief Officer
Chief Executive Officer
gained a B.A. honours degree in English Literature and Language from the University of Wales.
She later completed postgraduate studies in London where she qualified as a Probation Officer.
Sally has been employed by Berkshire, London and Lincolnshire Probation Services.
has undertaken a wide range of operational duties both as an officer and middle manager.
Sally completed a two year Home Office management secondment, piloting Public Interest Case Assessment and establishing Bail Information Projects in England and Wales.
This involved national developmental work with police, courts, CPS and the prison service.
For two years Sally held a multi agency middle management role based in a police intelligence unit and managed one of the pioneer multi agency public protection schemes which were the fore-runners of national MAPPA arrangements.
As an Assistant Chief Officer Sally held a public protection portfolio, leading work with dangerous offenders and victims of crime.
In addition she
held lead senior management responsibility for statutory partnerships with prisons, courts, youth offending services and safeguarding children arrangements.
Sally was appointed as Chief Officer for Avon and Somerset Probation Area in January 2008.