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Gerard McCleave - Enabling growth and investment



Presentation by Gerard McCleave, Director of Strategy and Regeneration, Ilex urc. ...

Presentation by Gerard McCleave, Director of Strategy and Regeneration, Ilex urc.

9th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance (Dublin-Kilkenny, Ireland), 26/27 March 2013.



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  • 1. 9th Annual Meeting IMPLEMENTING CHANGE: A NEW LOCAL AGENDA FOR JOBS AND GROWTHIn co-operation with the EU Presidency, Irish Government and Pobal 26-27 March 2013, Dublin-Kilkenny, Ireland WORKSHOP D: ENABLING GROWTH AND INVESTMENT: STRATEGY,SYSTEM AND LEADERSHIP Gerard McCleave Director, Strategy & Regeneration, Ilex URC Ltd
  • 2. Derry~Londonderry Gerard McCleave Director, Strategy & Regeneration Ilex URC Ltd
  • 3. Derry~Londonderry 2008/2009• Significant challenge bearing on leadership, energy, shared vision, structures and relationships• Vertical and uncoordinated initiatives• Deficiencies in joined up thinking and integration of effort• Serious weakness in delivery capacity• High deprivation and restricted life opportunities
  • 4. Creating One Plan: Taking ControlStep One: Strengthen co-ordination through the establishment of a “Leadership” or “Strategy” BoardStep Two: Create and agree a single vision and planStep Three: Create a system to Deliver Successfully
  • 5. Creating One Plan: 3 Fundamental Principles1. Integrated process2. Participative – whole system approach3. Robust evidence base
  • 6. Intensive Process of Analysis and Engagement• 1 Future Search event 120 participants and year long follow up process 12 Sectoral Working Groups• 1 Strategy Board 40 strategy board members 12 Strategy Board meetings 12 Visions• 12 SWGs 417 SWG members registered, at 58 Key Priorities least 200 SWG meetings 189 Proposals• 83 Citi-Scope Survey Enumerators 153 Consolidated Actions interviewed 480 representative residents,• 14 Focus Groups with 165 participants 110 Supporting Actions and 43 Foundation Actions covering all Section 75 catergories 5 Transformational Themes• 6 plenary sessions 5 integration Meetings 11 Catalyst Projects• 1,000+ regular visitors to• 1,000+ yourcityyoursay E-zine recipients• 46,000 summaries of the draft Plan to Future Search + Citi-Scope + Econometric every household Model (Oxford Economics) + Government• 5,000 copies of the Plan to key Statistics (NIRSA) + Space Syntax + OECD stakeholder groups• 22,000 copies of the Plan for every primary and post primary school child
  • 7. The Step Change
  • 8. First Successes…• One Plan embedded in NI Programme for Government and Economic Strategy• Significant project funding secured > £400M  UK City of Culture 2013  University Expansion  Infrastructure Investment• Local Development System operational...but challenges and opportunities remain• Local Government Reform• Protracted economic slowdown• Maintaining focus, buy in and momentum
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