Stephen Batey

Title: Head of Mayor's Office

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Sheffield City Region Executive Team
11 Broad Street West
S1 2BQ


Additional Information

Stephen joined the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Executive Team in December 2018.  As the strategic lead for the Mayor’s Office he has responsibility for setting direction and providing oversight of all work undertaken on behalf of the Mayor.  His role spans policy and decision-making advice, strategic governance and overall delivery of the Mayor’s manifesto.


Stephen brings substantial leadership experience of public services reform and delivery.  As well as roles strengthening capability in local government, Stephen has worked extensively in central government, notably Communities and Local Government, Cabinet Office and the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit where he was Chief of Staff.  Prior to joining South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority he worked with the FCO advising overseas governments on centre of government reform, organisational capability and wider performance.