Kerry is the Assistant Chief Executive of the Rural Services Network. She has 10 years experience working in Local Government where she started off on the National Graduate Development Programme. She completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Local Government Management at Warwick Business School. She has held a number of positions in a rural local authority, with the last five years spent leading a joint Policy, Performance and Improvement team across two shared rural local authorities. Her varied roles have meant that she has worked closely with elected Members, bringing together two sets of Members to agree a shared set of priorities and shared corporate plan for the first time, and front line departments, working to improve service delivery. She now manages the e-network of Sparse and works to coordinate the various groupings and work streams of the RSN.