Director of Prisons, Northern Ireland Prison Service |
Austin Treacy OBE is Director of Prisons at the Northern Ireland Prison Service. He has worked in the Prison Service for over 30 years and is highly respected as an innovative leader with a passion for rehabilitation and intergenerational crime. He has previously been Governor of HMP Magilligan and HMP Hydebank Wood. While at Hydebank, he was awarded the Inspirational Leadership Award at the national Civil Service Awards, recognising his work to transform Hydebank Wood from a Young Offenders Centre into a secure college – a first anywhere in the UK or Ireland.