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Yvonne Thomas – Managing Director, Interserve (Justice)

Yvonne joined Interserve in November 2012 to build a new Justice business, with a brief to move into front line delivery of justice related government services. This includes the Transforming Rehabilitation service. Prior to joining Interserve, she worked at the Ministry of Justice where she was responsible for the commissioning and operational delivery of prison, probation and public protection services, and for the staff who delivered those services. Yvonne joined the senior civil service following a successful career in industry, spending 11 years at BT plc. After leading BT’s Central Government, Crime and Justice division, she was appointed Director of BT’s Small and Medium Enterprise division, and held Regional Director roles for the South West and for Wales. She has extensive experience of transforming businesses and delivering innovation.  She combines experience of policy, strategy and operational delivery in both public and private sectors.  She is motivated by improving public service delivery. She is also a mentor and volunteer.

Yvonne joined Interserve in November 2012 to build a new Justice business, with a brief to move into front line delivery of justice related government services. This includes the Transforming Rehabilitation service.

Prior to joining Interserve, she worked at the Ministry of Justice where she was responsible for the commissioning and operational delivery of prison, probation and public protection services, and for the staff who delivered those services. Yvonne joined the senior civil service following a successful career in industry, spending 11 years at BT plc. After leading BT’s Central Government, Crime and Justice division, she was appointed Director of BT’s Small and Medium Enterprise division, and held Regional Director roles for the South West and for Wales. She has extensive experience of transforming businesses and delivering innovation.  She combines experience of policy, strategy and operational delivery in both public and private sectors.  She is motivated by improving public service delivery. She is also a mentor and volunteer.

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