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Olly Swann

Olly Swann


Starting his career with the Department for Work and Pensions, Olly worked in a range of operational and change roles in the South and North East of England.  On leaving the Civil Service, Olly moved into Local Government with West Sussex County Council, as part of their corporate change team.  Olly joined IMPOWER as a Senior Consultant in 2008, as a direct result of his experience as an IMPOWER client. Since then, he has worked with a long list of local authorities, helping them to reframe service delivery, manage demand more effectively and deliver better outcomes.

Outside of work Olly is a qualified football coach, live music fan, sailor and cyclist.

Recent Insights from Olly Swann

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

Central government failure for SEND

Nobody would argue against the additional £250 million granted to councils this week to relieve budget pressures in High Needs funding….

December 19, 2018

Shining A Light volume 3: Are we valuing care?

Launching our children's services essay collection

November 7, 2018