Executive Director, HMPPS Wales & Strategy

Amy Rees

Amy Rees

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Biography

Amy Rees took up the role of Executive Director for HM Prison and Probation Service in Wales in July 2017. Amy started her career in the prison service and has worked at a number of establishments including HMP Lewes, High Down, and Bristol, before being appointed Governor at HMP Brixton in 2008.

Her previous roles include:

  • Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Justice
  • Deputy Director for stakeholder and communications, and delivery on the Transforming Rehabilitation Programme
  • Head of Workforce Strategy

Executive Director, HMPPS Wales & Strategy

Executive Director HMPPS in Wales is responsible for:

  • the five Public Sector prisons (PSP) in Wales
  • the National Probation Service (NPS) in Wales
  • the contract management of HMP Parc (private prison) and the Wales Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC)
  • leading on the interface with Welsh government on behalf of the Ministry of Justice, linking in with the Welsh government, MOJ officials and Justice delivery partners to ensure effective collaborative working and communication
  • responsible for the wider HMPPS strategy and whole system development in England and Wales