John kelpie
John Kelpie
Chief Executive, Derry City and Strabane District Council

John Kelpie is the Chief Executive of Derry City and Strabane District Council.  Established in April 2015 as a result of a programme of local government reform in Northern Ireland, this new Council serves a larger geographical area and has a range of additional powers, functions and responsibilities than its predecessor councils.


John led on the creation of the new organisation designing an innovative, flexible and responsive staffing structure with a clear vision and purpose to develop a thriving, prosperous and sustainable City and Region with equality of opportunity for all.

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