Northants appoints new finance chief

posted on 10 October 2018, updated on 01 January 0001

Northamptonshire County Council has appointed a new finance chief to take up the reins, the local authority has confirmed.

A panel, which included the chief executive of the council and government commissioners, has appointed Ian Duncan as the council’s new Executive Director of Finance and Section 151 Officer.

Duncan, a CIPFA member since 1979, is currently Interim Director of Finance and Procurement at Wiltshire Council and previously served as President of the Society of Municipal Treasurers in 2014/15.

Until Duncan formally takes control in November, James Smith will be acting as the Chief Finance and Section 151 Officer.

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