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Council directorates

Dr Helen Paterson is the Chief Executive of Walsall Council and is the head of the paid service. The Council is organised into four directorates, as listed below:

1. Children’s Services

Executive Director – Sally Rowe
Access & Achievement
Early Help
Children’s Commissioning
Workforce Development
Children’s Social Care
Performance Management
Education Services
Preventative and Targeted Services

2. Economy, Environment & Communities

Executive Director - Simon Neilson
Development and Delivery
Planning and Building Control
Property Services
Strategic Regeneration
Engineering and Transportation
Leisure and Community Health
Libraries and Heritage
Clean and Green
New Art Gallery
Public Health
Trading Standards
Environmental Health Management

3. Resources & Transformation

Interim Executive Director - Deborah Hindson
Human Resources
My Money My Home My Job
Business Change
Legal and Democratic Services
Revenues Services
Integrated Facilities Management
Communities and Public Protection

4. Adult Social Care

Executive Director - Kerrie Allward
Commissioning - Adult Disabilities
Commissioning - Older People and Vulnerable Adults
Community Care (Operations)
Community Care (Partnerships)
Community Mental Health
Mental Health