The Probation Institute has appointed a dozen of the country’s leading probation practitioners, managers and academics as the first wave of people to become Institute Fellows.
“The Fellows group brings together a vast array of probation knowledge and experience,” said Institute Chair, Paul Senior. “They have made an outstanding contribution to probation and community justice and are recognised experts in their field. Our Fellows will support our work to develop effective evidence-based practice and to inspire people in the best principles and values of probation. ”
Savas Hadjipavlou, Probation Institute Chief Executive, said: “We are delighted that we have been able to attract such a cross-section of probation professionals – from front-line practitioners and academics to past and present leaders.”
The first group of Probation Institute Fellows are as follows:
- Dr Jill Annison, Associate Professor of Criminology/Criminal Justice at Plymouth University
- Andrew Bridges, Justice advisor and form HM Chief Inspector of Probation
- Angus Cameron, Career Probation Officer
- Gillian Hirst, Probation practitioner, senior manager and former Deputy Chief Executive
- Claire Jones, Practitioner and Head of Service, Kent Surrey & Sussex CRC
- Mike Nash, Emeritus Professor of Criminology at University of Portsmouth
- Adrian Smith, Probation consultant and former senior manager
- Roger Statham, Consultant and writer on probation and former Chief Officer Teesside Probation
- Julia Summerfield, National Learning & Development specialist
- John Wiseman, Director South West Community Rehabilitation
(BGSW CRC and DDC CRC)
- Anne Worrall, Emerita Professor of Criminology at Keele University
Other Fellow appointments are in the pipeline and will be announced shortly.
If you are interested in applying to become a Fellow of the Institute, you can find further information on the Probation Institute website. Fellows of the Probation Institute are entitled to use the letters “FPInst” after their name. Applications are considered by the Institute’s Membership Committee.