Sue Hall spent 33 years with the Probation Service, beginning as a probation officer in Grimsby. She was appointed Deputy Chief Officer in West Yorkshire in 2000 and Chief Officer in South Wales in 2004. She returned to West Yorkshire Probation as Chief Executive for 9 years from 2005-2014.
Throughout her career Sue has been committed to strengthening the profile of probation as a profession. She was a founder member of the Probation Chiefs Association, which she chaired for 5 years from 2009-14.
Since leaving the Probation Service Sue has continued to be involved with the Probation Institute as a transitional director. She has led on the development of the Code of Ethics and Probation Register.
Sue also has an interest in international probation and is Vice-President of the Confederation of European Probation (CEP). She is also a trustee of the charity Prisoners Abroad.