Anna Hartley

Interim Director of Public Health, Wakefield Council

Anna Hartley is currently the Interim Director of Public Health in Wakefield, having qualified as a Public Health Consultant in 2013. She has a specific interest in health and social care integration and evaluation. As well as her public health duties, she has also taken a lead role for adult social care commissioning since November 2016.

Previously Anna has worked at the West Yorkshire Police, Department of Health, NHS Leeds and in the voluntary sector.

Anna is really interested in what ‘gives people a good life’ and what role the statutory sector can play in making that happen. She is motivated by looking at how organisations can work differently in order to deliver better outcomes for the people they serve.