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Policy Spokesperson on Digital Leadership

Matt Prosser

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Policy Spokesperson on Digital Leadership

Matt Prosser
Chief Executive
Dorset Councils Partnership


The Policy Spokesperson on Digital Leadership leads on this policy area for the Society.


Matt Prosser has worked in local government for nearly twenty five years. Prior to becoming Chief Executive of the Dorset Councils Partnership serving North Dorset District Council, West Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council, Matt worked as shared Strategic Director for South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse Councils for seven years managing a wide portfolio of statutory and non-statutory services.

Matt has a wide experience within local government, having worked as a management consultant and regional programme manager for the then Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA), part of the Local Government Association. Here he supported local government improvement across the board; but specialising in developing strategic top teams, working with both elected members and officers.

A Chartered Marketer, Matt is passionate about ensuring council services are focused on the customer, putting a great emphasis on supporting elected members in their roles, developing staff and communities whilst transforming council services. He is committed to using technology and digital solutions to the best effect for the benefit of customers and the business.

As well as his ‘day job’ Matt currently chairs the Dorset Chief Executive Group and is the Executive Sponsor for the work in Dorset around Local Government Reorganisation, as Dorset potentially look to move from nine authorities to two unitary councils in 2019.


Please direct any enquiries to helen.reeves@solace.org.uk.


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