Local Government Head of Place,
Jes is a Partner whose remit spans the UK in leading the Government Practice (Central and Local Government) for Odgers interim. Jes has over 20 years experience in the Government sector having initially worked in local government. Jes then went on to establish a number of interim, search and consultancy firms in the sector. Most recently operating as a chief executive of a specialist interim management and executive search company.
Jes has been an advisor to the sector in identifying and developing aspirant talent in line with the current and future challenges experienced in Government. Jes has delivered a series of high profile and complex interim appointments and is widely respected by our clients for his trusted advice, sector knowledge and integrity in the Government practice’s dealings.
Jes has been a proud supporter of Public Sector Leadership, often having spoken at events advocating the merits of Leaders in the Public Sector. Jes is also a Director of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation where he has worked at Ministerial level in ensuring high standards across the industry and was involved in the influential Women in Boards working group on promoting gender equality at executive levels.