Biography

Howard Simmons

Howard Simmons

ICCAN Commissioner

“I live close to Heathrow airport and under a flight path, so am aware of both the economic benefits and environmental and noise impacts of aviation. I have worked extensively in building and testing partnerships and community consultation, engagement and participation methods.”

Appointed 27 March 2019

ICCAN Commissioner Howard was Assistant Commissioner with the Boundary Commission between 2011 and 2018. Having been Deputy Chief Executive of a London Borough, he worked in the Audit Commission from 2008 and was responsible for assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of service planning and delivery across public, private and community partnerships. Howard was also an Adviser to the Local Government Association for 12 years and formerly Chair of the Community Development Policy Group and the Four Nations Children’s Play Policy Forum.