Penny Parker became an Eden Trustee in June 2015. She is a corporate lawyer turned criminologist who has worked at the prison end of criminal justice for some years. 

She recently founded StandOut, a small charity working in HMP Wandsworth that offers a new approach to training, coaching and supporting people to resettle on release from prison with a focus on employment, education and training. 

In 2015 she acted as Interim Chief Executive of Prison Fellowship and was previously a trustee of the organisation.