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Chief Executive

About Islington Council's Chief Executive.

Islington Council's Chief Executive leads and takes responsibility for the work of the staff that run the local authority on a day to day basis, providing over 600 local services.

As principal policy adviser, the Chief Executive ensures that central government legislation is translated and implemented locally through policy planning, reporting arrangements and strong performance management systems.

Stephen Biggs is Acting Head of Paid Service while the council appoints a new Chief Executive, after Chief Executive Linzi Roberts-Egan left Islington Council in July 2023.

Find out about the council's departments and services and the senior management team.