Cynthia Allen
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Cynthia Allen

Deputy Chief Probation Officer, Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company

Cynthia has 28 years’ experience of working in the probation service, within community and custodial settings. For the last 10 years, she has held senior leadership responsibility for a wide portfolio across offender management and interventions. Cynthia is passionate about supporting individuals to change their lives and reduce re-offending. She believes that active engagement with service users, supported by teamwork between internal and external partners is fundamental to success.

Cynthia’s extensive experience includes work with three different probation areas within London, the North West and South East. Over the years, she has taken a key role in implementing national and local changes in the operational delivery of probation services. Her achievements have included successfully delivering the NOMS bid to deliver the Offender Management Development Project (Diversity) which produced a national practitioners’ tool kit ‘Crossing the Communication Divide’.