Althea Loderick
Althea Loderick
Chief Executive
Newham LBC

Althea has been the Chief Executive of the London Borough of Newham since 2019. Prior to joining Newham, she was the strategic director for resources in Brent Council and the Chief Operating Officer in Waltham Forest Council before that. Before Althea returned to local government in 2010, she was a senior director in a national policing improvement agency where she led people strategy, workforce modernisation and change programmes affecting the policing workforce of almost 250,000 officers and staff. Prior to this, she was a deputy director in the National Offender Management Service where she was the lead for people strategy and workforce change. Althea has also worked at Enfield and Hammersmith and Fulham Councils but spent the first 10 years of her career working in supported housing organisations for homeless and vulnerable people. She is also a people committee member of the national Lifeboats Charity the RNLI and Chairs their board level Racism, Discrimination and Diversity Action Team.