Chief Executive, Salford City Council
Tom Stannard is a UK local government professional and Chief Executive of Salford City Council. He supports the directly elected City Mayor, delivering local public services and improving the lives of Salford’s fast growing and diverse 270,000 population, leading an organisation of over 3,500 staff, with a net revenue budget of £220M and a capital investment programme of £115M p/a.
Tom’s professional background is in regeneration, economic development and skills. Tom is a Chartered Surveyor, Chair of the UK Institute of Economic Development (MIED), a Commissioner on the Living Wage Foundation for the UK, and policy lead and spokesperson for SOLACE (Society of Local Authority Chief Executives) currently for Health and Social Care.