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Mike Livingstone | Associate

Mike is a social worker, senior leader in children’s services and qualified executive coach. He was the Strategic Director of Children’s Services for Manchester City Council where he established whole system and political commitment to children, leading public service reform to deliver £65m savings over four years and create new investment and delivery models within the city and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.

Mike has a track record in safeguarding with a national and regional profile including five years’ experience as a Lead Inspector with the national inspectorates. He is now an associate of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services and the Virtual Staff College and trained by the LGA as an associate in sector-led improvement and peer review.  He has recently taken up a Non Executive Director role at Pennine Care Community and Mental Health FT and is increasingly involved in this role in the Greater Manchester devolution agenda.