WIRRAL Council has announced the appointment of a new strategic director.

Joe Blott will take up the “transformation and resources” portfolio. 

During three years at Warrington Council, Mr Blott has overseen a several major service transformations.    

Mr Blott has been employed in the public sector for 34 years, having previously worked at Knowsley, Wigan and Liverpool authorities and the voluntary sector in Merseyside.  

Leader of Wirral Council Cllr Phil Davies said: “Joe brings vital experience to this role and has numerous successes in strategic management, leading and delivering results.

“He joins us at a challenging, but exciting time, and I’m sure he will play a major role in making the council and the borough the success that its residents, staff and stakeholders truly deserve.”