The Ombudsman

Nigel Newcomen CBE
Nigel Newcomen was appointed as the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman on 5 September 2011.
Deputy Ombudsman – Fatal incidents
Deputy Ombudsman – Complaints
Deputy Ombudsman –
Learning Lessons & Strategic Support

Prisons and Probation DeputyOmbudsman
Richard Pickering

Elizabeth Moody


Kimberley Bingham Deputy Ombudsman PPO
Kimberley Bingham
Richard Pickering is responsible for investigating deaths that occur in prison, young offender institutions, probation approved premises and immigration removal centres. Elizabeth Moody is responsible for investigating complaints by prisoners, those under probation supervision and immigration detainees. Kimberley Bingham is responsible for driving the learning lessons agenda and providing strategic support to the office.
Assistant Ombudsmen

Susannah Eagle

Karen Johnson

Simon Stanley

Caroline Mills

Lisa Burrell

Louise Richards

Assistant Ombudsmen

Michael Dunkley

Lee Quinn

Nick Woodhead

Neil Mullane

Jane Willmott

Head of Learning Lessons

Sue Gauge

Head of Strategic Support

Dan Crockford

Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, Fatal Incidents Investigations Team Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, complaints investigations Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, Strategiuc Support