Ashford Borough Council
Tracey has been Chief Executive of Ashford Borough Council since February 2016.
She was previously Ashford’s Head of Customers, Homes and Property, and has worked in housing since 1981, starting her career as a Housing Management Trainee in the London Borough of Bromley.
She joined Ashford in 1988 and has always been keen to work in innovative ways and embrace new challenges. Tracey now leads the strategic and operations of Ashford Borough Council ensuring excellent quality services for the whole community.
Tracey recognises that partnership working is imperative to success and has been proactive in the delivery of new homes through PFI, overseeing the Stanhope regeneration, and working with housing association partners. She is a keen supporter of rural housing, helping to deliver more than 200 rural homes in Ashford.
She champions development opportunities for graduates and encourages her team to create graduate and trainee roles as well as graduate placements focussing on specific projects that will help the graduate build a CV that is attractive to employers