Former Assistant Chief Executive Officer of North Lanarkshire joins Scotland Supply Director to focus on the digital transformation of the public sector in Scotland
Agilitythe public sector digital transformation specialist, appointed Robert Steinson as Director of Supply, with a specific focus on Scotland.
Robert joined the North Lanarkshire Council, where he spent the last five and a half years working as Assistant Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Enterprises and Communities. During this time, Robert developed and implemented the council’s digital strategy and led the digital transformation, in partnership with Agilisys, while in charge of Scotland’s largest housing service, a £ 560 million capital program, delivering all first-line services. ownership, planning, entertainment and regulatory services and the special service of Community Councils.
In his new role, Robert will benefit from his deep understanding of the Scottish public sector and work with colleagues at Agilisys to develop a results-focused model that unlocks the benefits of digital technology for all 32 Scottish councils.
Robert commented: “My goal is to enable all local authorities and the health and blue light organizations they work so closely with to continue their digital capabilities and deliver better results for all.
“One of my proudest achievements in North Lanarkshire was ensuring that we provide a digital strategy for North Lanarkshire as a place focusing on digital advice, digitally activated communities and maximizing economic opportunities and benefits for all residents and businesses. If I can use this experience to help other organizations do the same, I will be happy. “
Cheryl Bennett, Agilisys Solution Partner, added: “We are excited to attract someone of Robert’s stature to Agilisys. His achievements on the North Lanarkshire Council speak for themselves and I am excited to see our progress and to support Robert in sharing his experience and vision with our clients across Scotland.
Agilisys is a technology and transformation partner for the public sector. We have been partnering with healthcare, local government and public sector organizations for more than 20 years. Working together to unlock the potential of technology and transform life-enhancing services. To learn more visit www.agilisys.co.uk
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Agilisys appoints Robert Steenson to enable digital ambitions across the Scottish public sector