Sean Anstee

Leader, Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council


Councillor Sean Anstee is the Leader of Trafford Council, Greater Manchester.

In addition, he is the Trafford representative and a Vice Chairman of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority holding the lead portfolio for Skills, Employment & Worklessness.

Sean is a Deputy Chairman of the Local Government Association, the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve local government.

He is a Non-Executive Director of Trafford Housing Trust and the Manchester Growth Company and Vice Chairman of the North West Regional Leaders Board.

Sean holds a BA (Hons) in Business Management and is a Member of the Chartered Management Institute.

In 2015, Sean was recognised by the Local Government Chronicle as one of the top 100 most influential people in local government and is a keen marathon runner.