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Jon Ainger one to watch

LGC50 report published on 11th April on the top 50 most influential people in local government credits Jon Ainger, one of IMPOWER’s Directors as being one to watch and tipped to be on next year’s list:

Jon Ainger -A director of the consultancy firm IMPOWER, Mr Ainger is best known as a social care consultant in both children’s and adult services, trying to develop the next generation of thinking on service design, particularly focused on practical implementation of behaviour change. He received a strong showing of nominations from his colleagues in local government.

http://www.lgcplus.com/topics/lgc50/lgc-50-supplement-2011/5028397.article

Behaviour change has been a key theme of this year’s list. Jon has been challenging traditional approaches and has been implementing a number of creative transformational projects with local authorities who are keen to find new ways to manage demand within budget constraints.

Simon Parker, Chief Executive of NLGN separately commented that Jon Ainger is on the list of people who’ve inspired and shaped his thinking “….doing practical work on how to shift people’s behaviours, in the process improving satisfaction and saving money.”

http://www.nlgn.org.uk/public/2011/the-nlgn-five/

Jon can be contacted on jainger@impower.co.uk.

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