Jo Gleeson joined Cleveland Police from the Probation Service, where she worked in Finance, Business Development and Operational roles. Before qualifying as an accountant 21 years ago, Jo studied Management Systems at the University of Hull. CFO is a statutory role – known as a S151 Officer- that requires the post holder to be a qualified accountant.

Jo oversees risk and governance, treasury, procurement and fleet, as well as estates, ICT and business services.