Chief Executive, Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council & Solace Economic Prosperity Lead
Robin has been Chief Executive at Calderdale Council, in West Yorkshire, since June 2017, previously the Accountable Officer for NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) since October 2020 and is Calderdale’s Place Lead for West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board. He is responsible for leading both the Council’s and Calderdale place’s workforce, supporting system leadership across the area with public, private and voluntary sector leaders in support of Calderdale Vision 2024, and overseeing a £600m capital programme across the borough’s market towns.
Robin is Place Lead for Calderdale for West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board, and is joint SRO of the Improving Population Health Programme. He was elected lead spokesperson for Solace for Economic Prosperity in October 2020, having been deputy lead for Health and Social Care for the previous two years.
Robin was previously Director of Communities and Business Change for Calderdale, leading the redevelopment of the multi-award winning restoration of the Piece Hall and new Central Library in Halifax, and prior to that worked in local government and the Probation Service in East London. Robin is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an honorary member of the Faculty of Public Health, and a Trustee of the Lankelly Chase Foundation.