Finance and Governance

Cabinet Member for Finance and Governance - Councillor Baggy ShankerCllr Shanker

The son of a foundry worker, Baggy Shanker became a councillor for Sinfin in 2008. Having previously sat on a number of regulatory committees and Overview and Scrutiny boards, Derby-born Baggy became Cabinet Member for Housing and Advice in 2012.

Baggy has a wealth of experience as part of some of Derby's largest organisations. After working at British Celanese for 23 years, he joined Rolls-Royce in 2012.

These roles have made him ideally suited for his most recent position as Cabinet Member for Finance and Governance. The portfolio includes responsibility for governance across the authority, as well as ensuring regulatory policies, procedures and practices are adhered to.

Councillor Shanker's main priority is:

  • To provide strong and effective corporate governance.

He will do this by:

  • implementing strict regulatory policies, procedures and practices and ensuring their compliance with legislation.

Councillor Shanker's responsibilities include:

  • HR and Organisational Development
  • Finance and Revenue and Benefits
  • ICT and Customer Management
  • Communications and Consultation
  • Performance Management
  • Corporate Health and Safety
  • Emergency Planning
  • Property Management
  • Business Support
  • Governance

Visit Councillor Shanker's profile page on our Committee Management Information System for more information and contact details.

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