Stephen Baker
Stephen Baker
Chief Executive
East Suffolk Council

Stephen Baker is Chief Executive of East Suffolk Council, which was created from the former Suffolk Coastal and Waveney Councils in April 2019. After a lengthy career at Ipswich Borough Council, he became Chief Executive of East Northamptonshire District Council in 2002, of Suffolk Coastal District Council in 2005, and became shared Chief Executive of Suffolk Coastal and Waveney Councils in 2008. Through his work with SOLACE and the LGA, Stephen has held a number of representative roles during his career, mainly focused on transformation and civil resilience.