Partner Member, Essex County Council
Peter has been Director for Strategy and Health Integration at Essex County Council (ECC) since April 2017 and is responsible for promoting integration and partnership working between ECC and NHS and other partners such as district councils and the voluntary and community sector. He has been actively involved in the work to develop the three Essex-based integrated care systems. He oversees the Essex Better Care Fund and has also been the ECC-sponsor for the Connect programme, a transformation programme for older people that has been jointly delivered with Mid and South Essex and with North East Essex NHS. In 2019, he led work to develop a population health management strategy for Mid and South Essex. He is vice-chair of the West Essex health inequalities committee.
Peter’s other responsibilities include strategy and business planning for adult social care and leading work on data, digital and technology in adult social care. This has included commissioning and mobilising a new countywide care technology service in July 2021.
He has worked in a variety of roles in ECC since 2008 and prior to that worked in public affairs consultancy roles and in the House of Commons.