Mr Derrick Anderson CBE

Mr Derrick Anderson

Chief Executive of Lambeth Council

Derrick Anderson has been Chief Executive at Lambeth Council since 2006 and was previously Chief Executive of the City of Wolverhampton Council. In 2003 he was awarded a CBE for services to local government. He has twenty-five years senior management experience in local government and more than thirty years within the public sector. He is a Committee Member of The Princes’ Trust London Council, the Skills Funding Agency Advisory Board, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) UK Committee, and Vice President of UK Youth. He has sat on a number of independent commissions and task forces including: Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Antisocial Behaviour; London Apprenticeship Task Force; and Central Council for Physical Recreation Facilities Inquiry. His past engagements include Non-Executive director on the Home Office Board; Board Member of Sport England – London; Secretary Black Country Local Authority Consortium 2000-04; Non-Executive Director of the 2012 Olympic Bid Company; and Chair of Sports England West Midlands 2004-06. He was selected as a Local Government Network UK representative for the South Africa/UK Shoulder to Shoulder Initiative.