Anna Randle is an expert in systems change and the design of collaborative public services. As Chief Executive of Collaborate CIC, Anna leads the company’s work with places across the country to build collaborative approaches to social change. This includes working with Local Strategic Partnerships to develop new place-based strategies and collaborative approaches to public services, convening actors from different sectors to build new coalitions for change, and supporting accompanying changes in practice and culture in organisations, services and places across the UK. Anna is also one of the lead facilitators on the SOLACE/Collaborate Ignite programme, a system leadership offer for local authority Chief Executives.
Anna has a background in policy and practice in central and local government. Prior to joining Collaborate, Anna spent 4 years as Head of Policy for the London Borough of Lambeth, where she helped lead strategy and innovation focused on shifting Lambeth’s operating model towards new models of collaborative public services. Anna has also worked in think tanks and as a Special Advisor in two central government departments. Anna currently serves on Collaborate’s board.