Kate Ryan


Roles and duties

As Strategic Director Place, Kate's role includes:

  • providing leadership and strategic direction to improve the quality of life for the people of Poole.
  • leading work in planning, regeneration, economic development, highways, environment, capital development, waste management and housing.
  • leading work with partners, local businesses and the community to drive economic growth and create a vibrant, distinctive and sustainable Poole economy 

The strategic director works with the leader of the council and cabinet to support the priorities of the council:

  • promoting the health and wellbeing of our population especially the most vulnerable
  • ensuring all children and young people have the chance to achieve their full potential
  • promoting Poole’s economic growth and regeneration by attracting investment in business, housing and jobs
  • protecting and enhancing Poole’s beautiful environment in a sustainable way so that it is a great place to live, work and play 

Service units in the place theme:

  • Growth and Infrastructure
  • Environmental Services
  • Culture and Community 


  • Place 


Strategic Director salary scale: £89,401 to £100,284 p.a.


Kate Ryan
Civic Centre
BH15 2RU

Supporting Officer

Mary Wilson


01202 633202

Page last updated: 17 January 2019
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