Donna Hall CBE

Transformational Leader Winner 2016 & Power List 2017

Donna Hall, CBE has been Chief Executive at Wigan Council for the last four years. Donna developed the Wigan Deal, a partnership approach to austerity with local residents.

The Council is in the Top 100 not for profit companies to work for in the Best Companies Survey 2016 and is voted by its staff as the best council to work for in the UK.

Donna spearheaded the Council’s “Believe In Her campaign” to raise the aspirations of Wigan women in the workplace and in the face of high levels of domestic violence.

Maxine Peake, Jenny Meadows, Wigan Warriors, Wigan Athletic and local businesses have worked together to transform attitudes to Wigan women and girls.