About iESE

The Public Sector Transformation Partner

iESE is the public sectors transformation partner.  Whilst iESE is evidence driven, unlike a consultancy iESE doesn’t just write reports but ensures that results are delivered.  iESE has a track record for innovation having been reinventing public services since 2004.

Created by local authorities as a shared resource to transform public services and retain experience within the sector, iESE has supported a wide range of transformations throughout the UK.  From the first merger of the management of two councils (Adur District Council with Worthing Borough Council) to the complete reorganisation of Northern Ireland local government (from 26 councils to 11).

Our members report that we have saved them or generated new income that over the lifetime of iESE now totals more than £1 Billion.  As a part of the sector our team includes experienced officers and members.  There is a small core team of employees with a network of associates from councils that have recently transformed their services.

iESE is led by local authority councillors elected by iESE member councils. iESE is a not for profit social enterprise and any surplus generated is invested by the membership in research on behalf of the sector.

iESE has over 12 years’ experience since it was first created as a partnership of local authorities.  iESE has just completed its first 3 year business plan, and had generated additional income.  The members have invested half of this into researching new models of health and social care and half into bringing the best digital tools from public services around the world into the UK.

As a part of the sector councils can use iESE services without the need for procurement simply by becoming a member.    Membership is open to any public body in the UK and is free to join and there is no annual subscription.