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Tim Whitworth

Tim supports organisations to design and deliver joined-up public services.

Tim’s experience is centred on work across the whole system, joining up services from the user and customer perspective and seeking symmetry and effectiveness in different organisational cultures coming together. He uses his executive coaching, accountancy and training qualifications and extensive sector experience to provide bespoke support for senior personnel and organisations working across the whole system with complex stakeholder groups. Recent interventions include masterclasses in political and stakeholder engagement, leadership and innovation skills for a number of County Councils and NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups across the Midlands, East and North. and providing team and performance coaching for health and local authority senior management teams. He is also working at a practical level managing major change within a community in Oxford on a transformation programme redefining new ways of working, utilising community assets, providing social care and supporting vulnerable and older people.

He has worked with a number of local authorities, regional and national agencies making the transition to mutuals and with community based organisations helping to identify and build social capital – recent projects include business planning, options appraisals and business cases for Hertfordshire and Leicestershire County and Havering Borough Councils. These include detailed examination of viability and sustainability in fast changing markets; brokering new working arrangements and finances, workshops and development sessions with management, staff and stakeholders involved in spinning off.  He was part of the team providing advice and support to emergent mutuals for the Cabinet Office

Tim was Senior Fellow, Capacity Building at OPM for 9 years, working with senior managers and elected members to improve performance, effectiveness and efficiency including programmes at Ashridge. Now an Associate he is delivering team coaching and action learning for senior local authority managers, clinicians and directors in clinical commissioning groups and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Other recent projects include a Toolkit for Change for Canterbury City Council designed to stimulate innovation and commercial skills.