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Our directorates

Information about our four directorates and the executive director for each.

Children and Young People

Executive Director – Sara Williams

Provides services for children and young people which safeguard life and welfare and promote life-chances and wellbeing, including:

  • children's social care
  • education standards and inclusion
  • school infrastructure
  • targeted services and joint commissioning.

Community Services

Executive Director – Tom Brown

Covers activities and services that support the social framework of the borough, including:

  • adult assessment and care
  • public protection and safety
  • cultural and community development service
  • joint commissioning
  • public health
  • strategy, partnerships and improvement.

Housing, Regeneration and Environment

Executive Director – Kevin Sheehan

Includes key public services serving large numbers of people on a daily basis and plays a leading role in all customer interaction. Customer services include:

  • environment
  • public services
  • strategic housing
  • service change and digital transformation.

Corporate Services

Executive Director and s151 Officer – vacant

Responsible for directing corporate services and functions, including:

  • corporate policy and governance
  • corporate resources
  • financial services
  • technology and digital services
  • public services (including parking and emergency planning)

Also responsible for supporting the Chief Executive in their lead role managing:

  • corporate policy and governance
  • strategy and communications
  • legal services (including monitoring officer role)
  • organisational development and human resources.