Nathan Elvery, chief executive of Croydon Council has confirmed he will be leaving having been successfully appointed to the position of chief executive for West Sussex County Council. He has been at Croydon Council for 12 years in a number of senior roles and has been chief executive since 2013.
“I am sure I speak for all of members of the council, officers and partners when I say that we are sad to see Nathan leave the council. He has done a fantastic job, working with this Administration to lay the groundwork that has enabled us to already deliver much of our manifesto.
“Nathan has led the council’s transformation which sees us in a really strong position as we move in to the next phase of delivery of our ambitions and for that, I thank him and wish him well in his new role.
“I am currently working with the senior management team on the necessary interim arrangements in order to ensure a seamless transition. We will confirm details next week.”
Councillor Tony Newman, leader of the council
Nathan Elvery, chief executive, Croydon Council, said, “Croydon is a fantastic place, but I feel now is the right time to move on. I committed to changing the organisation and laying down strong foundations for the Administrations and I feel this has been achieved.
“I have greatly enjoyed my 12 years in Croydon it has been a privilege to have served a number of political Administrations and has been an honour to work alongside many talented officers, all of whom are deeply committed to delivering the best for the people of this borough. I wish you every success in the future”