Why does working in Barking and Dagenham interest you?
What are some challenges you believe you may face in this role?
The key wider strategic challenge is to help ensure the borough rebuilds its confidence post-Covid and recognises its potential. At a more detailed level, the borough will need to be assessing the merits of potential investments when there will be so many worthy ventures and initiatives.
What are your ambitions for the borough?
What role does the community have in realising that ambition?
Jim Juffs works for the UK Debt Management Office, an Executive Agency of HM Treasury, which is responsible for, among other things, raising finance for HM Government in the financial markets. He and his family have long-standing links with Barking and Dagenham.