Kuljit Sandhu is CEO of RISE Mutual CIC, a new public service mutual created to deliver probation services by staff from the former Interventions department of London Probation Trust. Kuljit has a Masters in Criminology and Social Work and several strategic leadership qualifications, as well as over 25 years' experience in management roles in probation and prison settings. She started as a probation officer in 1996 and has held leadership positions in the probation service since 2004. This includes almost ten years as Assistant Chief Officer of the London Probation Trust. 

Kuljit is deeply committed to social justice, equity, and empowering individuals to reach their full potential. In 2009-2013, she led nationally on equality and diversity, domestic abuse and mentoring as a board member of the Chief Probation Association, She has volunteered on the Sikh Helpline for over two years, supporting individuals and families from Sikh faith who have a son or daughter in prison or drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres in the community. This, combined with her professional experience, has given Kuljit valuable insights into the needs and aspirations of the people whom Pact supports, and cemented her beliefs in the transformative power of education, therapeutic interventions and mentorship.