New permanent HR director for West Sussex County Council

A permanent human resources and organisational development director has been appointed at West Sussex County Council.

Friday, 5th November 2021, 12:07 pm
Gavin Wright will join West Sussex County Council early next year

Gavin Wright is moving from the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to join the local authority in March 2022.

Mr Wright said: “I am delighted to be joining West Sussex County Council. I’m very much looking forward to working with members and colleagues to further develop the good work that has been taking place around the workforce agenda to support the best possible outcomes for staff and residents of West Sussex.”

Becky Shaw, chief executive, added: “We’ve been strengthening our executive leadership team throughout the pandemic. Gavin’s appointment adds to the stability we’ve been building since I joined West Sussex in January last year.

“Gavin has a wide range of senior human resources experience and an extensive knowledge of the strategic and operational issues involved with developing staff in a large public sector organisation such as ours. I really look forward to working with Gavin and welcoming him to the team.”