Arun District Council chief executive Nigel Lynn to leave role

Arun District Council’s chief executive is to leave his role to become chief executive for West Berkshire Council.

Friday, 16th July 2021, 11:51 am
Arun District Council chief executive Nigel Lynn

In a statement, Conservative Arun council leader Shaun Gunner said: “Nigel was appointed in his post at Arun District Council almost ten years ago and has seen the council through many changes and he now feels that it is an appropriate time to take on a new challenge.

“Over this period Nigel has had a close working relationship with staff and members and has seen many physical projects come into fruition across the district.

“The work Nigel has done to build strong relationships with a number of our business partners, the voluntary sector and our three town councils has served the district well, with many residents and businesses benefitting from these links.”

Mr Gunner added that Mr Lynn had led a ‘strong and committed’ workforce during the pandemic. “His focus on staff safety and wellbeing alongside true dedication to providing information and guidance to the public, managing the health hubs, and distributing tens of millions of Government grants to businesses and individuals, is to be recognised,” Mr Gunner said.

“Nigel will remain in post until early autumn this year. I am considering the future and will be consulting widely on how best to take the council forward and deliver quality services and change for our residents, businesses and visitors, so that Arun can continue to be a vibrant and prosperous district.