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New director for finance and enterprise appointed at Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council

Published on Thursday, 17th March 2022

Vicki Summerfield, Nuneaton and Bedworth's new director for Finance and Enterprise
Vicki Summerfield, Nuneaton and Bedworth's new director for Finance and Enterprise

Vicki Summerfield appointed as new Director for Finance and Enterprise

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is delighted to welcome Vicki Summerfield as its new Director for Finance and Enterprise.

Vicki, who will be taking up her post with the local authority in May, currently works at South Derbyshire District Council as Head of Finance, a position she has held for three years, having been with the council for almost a decade.

She comes to Nuneaton and Bedworth with a wealth of experience in local government finance and the skills and experience to fulfil duties as our Section 151 Officer.

Vicki currently manages the finance team covering accounts, procurement and treasury among other tasks and has experience in business transformation.

Brent Davis, Chief Executive of Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council said:

“I am delighted to be welcoming  Vicki to Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council, and can’t wait for her to actually join us.

Vicki will bring a wealth of  skills and experience and I’m absolutely sure she will  have a very  positive impact in helping to move us on  generally with our overall service delivery,  but with our Enterprise Strategy in particular.”

Vicki added:

“I am excited to be joining Nuneaton and Bedworth, supporting the regeneration agenda and building on the strengths already present within the finance team.

My experience working on transformation projects in a local authority accompanied by a passion to ensure public money is spent effectively will assist with all future opportunities presented.”

Council Leader Cllr Kristofer Wilson said:

“Vicki is joining us at a critical time for our Borough. We are on the cusp of the start of major regeneration projects in both of our towns and her experience will be crucial to ensuring these plans are a success.

“I very much look forward to welcoming her to our Borough and working with her to deliver the priorities of our new council.”