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Rob Bridge

Rob Bridge

Rob is Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA).

He began his role at CPCA in June 2023 and previously was Chief Executive of North Northamptonshire Council, a unitary council which came into existence in 2021.

A Cambridgeshire resident, Rob has overseen the successful implementation of a wide range of projects and initiatives, including the establishment of North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) as a new unitary authority.

Prior to his role at NNC, Rob was Chief Executive of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (WHBC). As a successful strategic leader, Rob has driven positive cultural change. He has an approachable and personable style and believes in creating cultures that allow people to be their very best.

Rob has also led on regeneration, external investment and transformation and is passionate about improving public services and the place where people live and was the lead Chief Executive for the Hertfordshire Growth Board.

Prior to his role as Chief Executive of WHBC, Rob spent eight years as Corporate Director and Chief Finance Officer at Fenland District Council.

Under Rob’s leadership as a local authority chief executive, the councils have made progress in its ambitious modernisation programmes to ensure services are delivered in the best way possible for local residents, businesses and communities.