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Profile - Jenny McArdle

Jenny McArdle


Jenny’s passion is in organisational development and tapping into the skills, capacity and enthusiasm of the public sector and local government workforce to improve service quality and reduce inefficiency.

Jenny brings many years’ experience of working in local authorities, where she held several service improvement and strategy roles. Since joining iMPOWER in 2009, Jenny has worked on projects at service, corporate and cross-organisational levels, covering strategy and operations. She has experience in designing and implementing diagnostic reviews, identifying efficiency and improvement opportunities, and planning and implementing change. Jenny has a degree in Classical Civilisation, and loves travelling, dancing and live music.

Recent iMPOWER Insights

Variation in children’s social care: let’s learn from the best councils

Our response to the NAO's report exploring pressures on children’s social care

January 23, 2019

Tackling off-rolling by schools is welcome – but the problem is wider than that

The number of children being electively educated at home is rising, and they are hidden from view: Ofsted should get involved

January 22, 2019

Why local government needs to increase its understanding of domestic abuse

Domestic abuse has major implications for council services, but currently the sector isn't able to understand the scale of the problem

January 21, 2019