Chief Executive, Lichfield District Council
Over nearly 20 years, Simon has held senior roles both in local government and with the private sector supporting local authorities. Since August 2021, he has been Chief Executive of Lichfield District Council. His roles in the public sector spanned both lower tier and unitary authorities as well as spending three years with the Falkland Islands Government. Prior to his current role at Lichfield, he spent nearly 5 years as Partner / Head of Business Change Practice for Agilisys Ltd, where he ran a strategic advisory management consultancy, supporting multiple local government clients. Simon is passionate about public sector reform and sees himself as a positive ‘disruptor’, keen to challenge what we do and how we do it to create better outcomes for residents. Married with a daughter, Simon has two dogs who often accompany him to work and is a keen Spurs fan.