Kathryn ReesAssistant Director for Transformation at Wigan Council
Kathryn is currently the Assistant Director for Transformation in Wigan. She works across the council, leading on transformation, data and intelligence and the development of council strategy. She joined the council in 2011, following six years with Stockport which is where she started her local government career. She has played a key role in the development of the ‘Wigan Deal’ which marks a different relationship between the council and residents. Her work has involved the delivery of a significant programme of culture change and transformation across the organisation. The results have seen improved outcomes, high levels of staff engagement and the delivery of £141m efficiencies.