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Your Borough Of Poole

Kate Ryan

Roles and duties

As Strategic Director – Place, Kate's role includes:

  • providing leadership and strategic direction to improve the quality of life for the people of Poole.
  • leading work in planning, regeneration, economic development, highways, environment, capital development, waste management and housing.
  • leading work with partners, local businesses and the community to drive economic growth and create a vibrant, distinctive and sustainable Poole economy.

The Strategic Director works with the Leader of the Council and Cabinet to support the priorities of the council:

  • Promoting the health and wellbeing of our population especially the most vulnerable
  • Ensuring all children and young people have the chance to achieve their full potential
  • Promoting Poole’s economic growth and regeneration by attracting investment in business, housing and jobs
  • Protecting and enhancing Poole’s beautiful environment in a sustainable way so that it is a great place to live, work and play

Service Units in the Place Theme:

  • Growth and Infrastructure
  • Environmental Services
  • Culture and Community.


  • Place.


Strategic Director salary scale: £89,401 to £100,284 p.a.

Contact Details


Kate Ryan,
Civic Centre,
BH15 2RU

Supporting Officer

Mary Wilson
01202 633202