Pam Smith

Chief Executive Stockport Council

Pam Smith is the Chief Executive of Stockport Council. Pam was previously Chief Executive at Burnley Council and has worked across a number of Greater Manchester [GM] authorities.  She has also worked for the Audit Commission.

Pam is Greater Manchester’s Lead Chief Executive for ‘Age Friendly Greater Manchester’ and the Equalities portfolio, which includes the GM Women and Girl’s Equality panel which aims to accelerate gender equality across Greater Manchester’s ten boroughs to enable women and girls to live their best lives through equal opportunities.

With Climate Change and environment sustainability a key worldwide priority, Pam is delighted to be the Lead Chief Executive for the GM Green City Region.  She is also the SOLACE lead spokesperson for Housing.

Pam’s main passion is to build strong teams, which have residents at the heart of everything the council does. Her focus is to ensure Stockport continues to be a success regionally, nationally and internationally.

A key driver for Pam is for residents to embrace new ways to seek advice, guidance and support from the council. Stockport is taking an innovative approach to creating new and better online services by ensuring residents are involved in the design process and have access to digital skills training.

Pam is proud to be working as part of GM and the GM Mayor’s office to establish the first Mayoral Development Corporation of its kind; driving the creation of a new urban village of up to 3,000 new homes and supporting social infrastructure – making Stockport a destination of choice to live, work, play and connect.

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