Annie Devos has acquired a large experience in the field of the execution of custodial sentences and probation throughout her career.

She has consecutively been prison governor (1988-1991), attaché in charge of the prison policy to the Minister of Justice (1991-1995), seconded head of the department for studies and general affairs (1995-1997) and head of the department in charge of the individual detainees’ individual file (1997-1999) of the Ministry of Justice.

Afterwards, Annie has run the “Houses of Justice” department since its creation in 1999. At that time, the services depended on the judicial organisation and were then transferred to the services of the Ministry of Justice until late 2014.

In 2015, in execution of the 6th State reform, the services have been divided and transferred to each linguistic communities. Annie has then been appointed as Director-General for the French-speaking directorate, including the Houses of Justice, the Centre for Electronic Monitoring and the Centre for Assistance to People concerned by any Radicalism or Extremism leading to Violence (CAPREV) in Wallonia-Brussels Federation.