Ged Fizgerald

Chief Executive, Liverpool City Council, 
Ged Fitzgerald, Chief Executive, Liverpool City Council

Ged Fitzgerald is Chief Executive of Liverpool City Council. The city of Liverpool is pivotal in promoting and positioning Liverpool City Region as a key economic driver within the UK.

Ged began his career in Local Government with Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council in Merseyside in 1983 and held a range of senior posts in both Economic Development and Strategic Policy before becoming a Chief Executive of a local authority since 2001.

Liverpool City Council has undergone a process of radical change under Ged’s leadership as the city responds to unprecedented funding reductions. Innovation, partnership working and doing more with less are central to ensuring the city remains a vibrant, attractive international destination where people want to live, work and visit.

Ged sits on the Board of Solace (the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives), and is a Non-Executive Director of the Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool and of Liverpool Direct Limited. He is also Chair of the University of Liverpool’s Heseltine Institute Advisory Board and a trustee of the Mayor’s Hope Fund, a registered charity established to alleviate food poverty in Liverpool.