Partner Member, Thurrock Council
Ian Wake is the Corporate Director for Adults, Housing and Health for Thurrock Council. He leads a directorate responsible for a wide portfolio of local authority services including adult social care, public health, housing, communities, equalities, libraries and strategic relationships with the third sector and NHS.
Ian has been a qualified Consultant in Public Health since 2011, is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health, and was previously Thurrock’s Director of Public Health. He has 27 years’ experience working in health and local government including 18 years at Board level. He is passionate about addressing inequalities and whole system transformation to improve population health outcomes for residents.
Ian has led development of Thurrock’s new Integrated Care Strategy – Better Care Together Thurrock – The Case for Further Change in conjunction with NHS and third sector partners, and currently chairs Thurrock’s Integrated Care Alliance.