Dawn RedpathObserver Essex County Council : Head of Economic Growth - Economy, Localities and Public Health
Dawn is Essex County Council’s Head of Economic Growth with a remit including sector development, economic infrastructure, broadband, international trade and skills. She is a passionate leader dedicated to inclusive economic growth with 13 years’ experience of working in large public sector organisations in a career spanning leadership of skills policy development, strategic cross-sectoral partnerships, localism / devolution of services and the development of place-based economic policy in a local authority setting.
This experience is built from a Masters Degree in Health and Social Welfare and a general interest in welfare to work policy. Her interest in the energy sector stems from a desire to address productivity issues in Essex through the lens of a holistic approach to skills development in key sectors with the clean energy sector being a particular area of focus for the County and for North Essex in particular.