The Mayor is the First Citizen of Macclesfield.
The Mayor can add weight to special events such as the opening of new establishments and give valuable support to local groups.
The Mayor changes every year and is elected by fellow councillors at the Annual General Meeting of the Macclesfield Town Council.
Cllr Fiona Wilson was elected as Mayor of Macclesfield on 16th May 2022
The Deputy Mayor is Cllr Christopher Wilcock
Mayor’s Consort: Mr Brian Puddicombe
Mayor’s Theme: Our Community, Stronger Together
Fiona is the Town Councillor for the South Ward alongside Cllr Neil Puttick, and is the Chair of the Macclesfield Town Council Personnel Committee and the Vice Chair of the Finance Committee.
Cllr Wilson’s interest in politics started at Macclesfield County High School for Girls. She quickly became an active union rep in her first job at a high street bank, then moving on to USDAW where she was ultimately appointed Head of Research and Economic. Cllr Wilson now works part time for two local charitable trusts.
Cllr Wilson was elected to represent South Ward in May 2019 and sits on all the Council Committees. She is also the Town Centre and Regeneration Champion and the Leisure Champion and is an active member of the Macclesfield Town Centre Recovery Working Group and Chairs the sub-group on outdoor hospitality.
The Mayor’s theme is ‘Our Community, Stronger Together’.