Unlocking the Power of Local: Reflections on the new Place Leaders
As our economy becomes increasingly globalised, our public policy response needs to become more localised. To ensure places are not buffeted by outside forces and are able to create relevant solutions, strong place-leadership is needed to forge adaptation and resilience for the future.
This essay collection brings together a selection of voices on new place leadership, with pieces from Harry Catherall, Chief Executive of Blackburn with Darwen Council; Nick Cole, Director at Veredus; Barbara College, Dean of Quality at Leeds Beckett University; Cllr Daniel Humphreys, Leader of Worthing Borough Council and the Chairman of the Greater Brighton Economic Board; Jo Miller, Chief Executive of Doncaster Council; Sacha Romanovitch, CEO of Grant Thornton UK LLP; Duncan Shrubsole, Director of Policy, Partnerships and Communications with the Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales; Jessica Studdert, Deputy Director at NLGN; and Michael Wood, NHS Local Growth Advisor at the NHS Confederation.
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