Dame Anne is a former Chief Inspector of Prisons and Chair of a review of prisons in Northern Ireland, amongst many other senior roles. Her appointment represents a significant milestone for IMBs in strengthening their scrutiny and influence.
Val Meachin will continue as Acting President until Dame Anne starts her new role on 1 November.
You can read the Secretary of State’s announcement HERE.
For further information, please contact the IMB Secretariat on 020 3334 3265.