Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority announce new Executive Director of Place and Connectivity
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority are pleased to announce the appointment of Judith Barker as the new Executive Director of Place and Connectivity.
Joining from Central Bedfordshire Council, Judith has extensive experience working in local government and regional economic development. Serving more than 8 years at South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership. Her appointment comes as the Combined Authority continues to recruit permanent members of staff to senior leadership positions.
In advance of joining the Combined Authority, Judith Barker said:
“This is a fantastic opportunity. I am really looking forward to working with all the Local Authorities and Business Board to drive the best outcomes for place and connectivity across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough”
Rob Bridge, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, Chief Executive welcomed Ms Barker to the role, saying:
“I am delighted to welcome Judith as our new Executive Director of Place and Connectivity. It’s an exciting time to join the Combined Authority as we look to drive forward our region’s ambitious infrastructure and connectivity agenda, in conjunction with our constituent councils and partners.”
Judith will join the Combined Authority in January, taking over from Steve Cox who has been covering the role on an interim basis.