Executive Director – Strategic Commissioning, London Borough of Newham
Grainne is currently the Executive Director – Strategic Commissioning for the London Borough of Newham. Previously she was Director for Adult Social Care following appointment in 2010 to lead the transformation of adult social care. She is responsible for transforming adult services to ensure it offers independence, choice and control at a time of significant budget reductions within local authorities and associated efficiency savings. Prior to working in Newham, Grainne worked in senior management roles in a number of local authorities, voluntary and health sectors with a professional background in occupational therapy. Grainne is committed to partnership working and was previously a non-executive director for a Primary Care Trust and the Birmingham & Black Country NHS Cluster Board in the Midlands.