Senior management

Our senior management team provides operational and strategic leadership across the organisation. They are experts in their field and bring a wealth of experience to each of their roles.

Dawn Blower - Probation Director

Dawn has worked in probation since 2005, holding both local delivery and business development roles. She was influential in the project management of the Wales Probation Trust merger and since that time has successfully led the Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot and Bridgend local development units.

Dawn also previously managed the performance information unit, contract management function and aspects of commercial affairs. She has held Wales Probation strategic leads for restorative justice, offender health and employment, training and education.

Prior to joining probation Dawn worked on business planning and development for South Wales Police. She has a first class honours degree in Psychology and a Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Senior leadership team

  • Emma Richards - Head of Interventions and Contract Compliance

  • Judith Magaw – Head of North Wales LDU

  • Victoria Harris – Head of South Wales 1 LDU – Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan

  • David Bebb – Head of South Wales 2 LDU – Swansea, Rhondda Cynon Taff and Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot

  • Diana Binding – Head of Gwent LDU

  • Deanne Martin – Head of Dyfed Powys LDU