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19-20 June 2019, Manchester Central

19-20 June 2019 . Manchester Central

Alison Mckenzie-Folan

Alison McKenzie-Folan


Wigan Council

Alison has recently been appointed as Chief Executive at Wigan Council and was formerly the Deputy Chief Executive with strategic responsibility for a wide range of services.

Alison is passionate about public services and determined to make a difference for residents and communities.  She is dedicated to inspiring the next female generation and committed to collaboration, innovation and technology.

She is the Vice Chair at Unify Credit Union and spokesperson for SOLACE on the digital agenda and sits on the Board of Open Data Manchester.

Alison was recently named in the Northern Power Women Top 50 Power list and one of the nine most influential digital leaders in Greater Manchester.

Wigan Council has recently been named as LGC Council of the Year and Northern Power Women Large Organisation.