Alex Thompson

Director of Finance & Customer Services, Cheshire East Council

Alex is the Director of Finance and Customer Services at Cheshire East Council and a member of the Council’s Corporate Leadership Team in his capacity as the Chief Finance Officer.

His current role includes leading on, Finance, Procurement and the Contact Centre, Revenues and Benefits and Web Team. Alex is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy primarily for work on the CIPFA Financial Management Code.

Cheshire East Council is the 3rd largest Council in the North West of England, with over 380,000 residents spread across 5 towns and the large rural areas in between. The Council is a Trailblazer authority for Adult Social Care Reform, and Alex is the lead CFO with the DHSC on this project, and part of the national Programme Delivery Board.

Alex Thompson
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