Sir Merrick Cockell, outgoing chairman of the Local Government Association, will be joining PA Consulting Group as a senior advisor, explains an article in Local Government News.
The article notes that Sir Cockell, who was knighted in 2010 for services to local government, will join the consultancy firm on a part-time basis when he steps down from the LGA 8 July.
The article quotes Sir Merrick who says: "PA Consulting Group is at the forefront of breaking down barriers between the public and private sectors and encouraging new approaches to co-operation.
"Having been part of the ongoing transformation of local public services, I am looking forward to working with such an innovative organisation."
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