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Who we are

The Association of County Chief Executives (ACCE) brings together the Chief Executives of over 30 large English upper tier and unitary authorities. Members of ACCE work to identify common challenges, commission research and share solutions, and discuss key issues with senior Whitehall Civil Servants.

ACCE works closely with a range of partner organisations, including the County Councils Network,  Society of County Treasurers and the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers.

Office-Holders

The office-holders of ACCE are currently:

Chair: Debbie Ward, Chief Executive, Dorset County Council

Secretary: Richard Flinton, North Yorkshire County Council

Honorary Treasurer: Peter Bungard, Chief Executive, Gloucestershire County Council

Vice Chair: Anthony May, Chief Executive, Nottinghamshire County Council