Joanne Roney OBE

Power List 2016

Joanne is the first female CEO of Wakefield and currently CEO of Manchester City Council. She is a passionate and inspirational ambassador seeing Wakefield named one of the UK top 100 national employers. Her achievements are widely recognised, receiving The Most Influential Woman in Business Award for Yorkshire and being named in the Top 50 Local Government Power List. She leads on skills as part of negotiating devolution deal for Leeds City Region.