Debbie Warren
Debbie Warren
Chief Executive
Royal Borough of Greenwich

Debbie qualified as an accountant in 1980 and has over 35 years of experience working in local government finance. Starting as a trainee accountant at the age of 18, she has worked at all levels within the Council, with almost 10 years as Director of Finance, 2 years of which included the role of Deputy Chief Executive, and currently Chief Executive since 1st August 2017. As the Council’s Chief Executive she is responsible for the following matters:

• Results – setting the Council’s management arrangements and practices to ensure effective and efficient delivery of services through well organised and motivated staff

• Strategic Direction – ensuring that the Council’s priorities and goals can be implemented through focused strategies, projects and programmes

• Partnerships – leading and developing effective partnerships at management level with other public agencies, private companies and local community organisations to achieve better public services and improved results for local people

• Operational Management – ensuring that the Council has the highest standards of achievement in financial and budgetary management; the management of service performance; the management of emergencies and risks generally; the management of suppliers; and the overall management of change and improvement within the Council.