Meet your CBRS advisors

Biographical information about your Benefits and Revenues Service advisors.

Sheldon Wood, Benefits Advisor, CIPFA Benefits & Revenues Service (CBRS)

Sheldon Wood, Benefits Advisor, CIPFA Benefits & Revenues Service (CBRS)

Sheldon has 16 years' local government experience, including Principal Benefits Officer at Sheffield City Council, where he managed the service and implemented major changes to the Council's benefits administration. He joined the CIPFA Benefits and Revenues Service (CBRS) in 2003 and has trained and advised members of the team on all aspects of benefits legislation and local authority benefits service administration, focusing on the changes required as a result of successive government welfare reform policies and change programmes.


Joanne Pitt, Counter Fraud Centre Manager, CIPFA | LinkedIn Profile

Joanne Pitt, Counter Fraud Centre Manager, CIPFA

Joanne Pitt is an experienced Local Government Advisor and has 25 year public sector experience. Joanne worked in key areas including business rates, welfare reform, council tax and housing before moving to the CIPFA Counter Fraud centre in January 2017.


Cliff Dalton, Head of Local Government, CIPFA | LinkedIn Profile

Cliff Dalton, Head of Local Government, CIPFA

Cliff is a CIPFA qualified accountant with over 20 years’ local government experience covering all authority types across the North of England.