The Leader of the Council is Colin Noble.
The Leader of the Council is elected for a four year term, at the first annual meeting of each council term.
The role of the Leader is to:
- provide effective leadership to Suffolk by managing and leading Cabinet
- develop and approve policies, strategies and plans of the council, except those which are subject to approval by the council
- act as an ambassador for the county by being a spokesperson
- promote the work of the county council