Suzanne Jacobs OBE, SafeLives

Head shot of Suzanne JacobsHaving worked at SafeLives for three years – including two years as Deputy CEO – Suzanne became Chief Executive in December 2017. Immediately before joining SafeLives, Suzanne spent several months working in Delhi for Breakthrough India, an organisation which campaigns against violence and discrimination against women and girls. Prior to this, Suzanne spent nearly a decade with the UK Home Office. Here, she worked extensively on national security matters, established the National Crime Agency as a significant new part of UK law enforcement, and acted as Private Secretary to the Minister responsible for crime and policing. Suzanne worked for several years on security for the London 2012 Olympics, and was awarded an OBE in 2013 for her work on intelligence collection and analysis, and enforcement activity. Suzanne volunteered for seven years on the Victim Support helpline, providing first response for victims of all crime types.

NPC Ignites conference session:

D2: Are we learning from evaluation?
The value of evaluation is widely recognised, but are we measuring the right things, and are we learning from it all? Here we’ll look at how we can work towards being a more evidence-led sector, with examples of good practice.