Iain Roxburgh is a trustee of the New Local Government Network. The NLGN describes him as an independent consultant.
He is a former Chief Executive of Coventry City Council and leads the Local Authorities Research Consortium at Warwick Business School.
He has been an advisor to the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit on Local Strategic Partnership development, led the IDeA performance support team for Doncaster Council, and provided interim management support to the New Local Government Network. He also teaches at Warwick Business School on the Institute of Governance and Public Management's Diploma in Public Leadership and Management course. 
He retired from Coventry Council in 2001 and is a former Brent Councillor.