Council structure and senior managers

The council's Chief Executive: Professor Steven Broomhead

Steven's responsibility is to align the council with its strategic vision and values whilst guiding employees and other executive officers towards the realisation of these goals.


Corporate Services directorate

Director of Corporate Services, and Deputy Chief Executive: Lynton Green

Lynton is responsible for financial, legal and democratic services, revenues and benefits, HR, ICT, and customer service.

Head of Finance, Chief Accountant, and Deputy 151 Officer: Claire Harris

  • Audit, risk and insurance
  • Finance and accountancy
  • Procurement
  • Revenues, benefits and exchequer
  • Registrars
  • Contact Warrington

Head of Legal and Democratic Services, and Monitoring Officer to the Council: Matthew Cumberbatch

  • Legal services
  • Democratic and member services
  • Mayor's office
  • Elections and electoral registration

Assistant Director of Customer and Business Transformation: Gareth Hopkins

  • HR and payroll
  • ICT
  • Communications, web and social media
  • Transformation
  • Business intelligence and change
  • Sub-regional programme office

Families and Wellbeing directorate

Executive Director of Families and Wellbeing: Steve Peddie

Steve is the DCS/DASS and manages the delivery of services within education and schools, safeguarding and children's social care, fostering, adoption, youth services, childcare and children's centres, amongst others.

Operational Director of Children's Services, and Deputy DCS: Amanda Amesbury

  • Children in need
  • Children in care
  • Children leaving care
  • Safeguarding children
  • Fostering and adoption

Assistant Director of Education and Early Help: Paula Worthington

  • Schools
  • Early help
  • SEND

Operational Director of Adult Social Care, and Deputy DASS: Catherine Jones

  • Adult social care
  • Assessment and care management
  • Integrated care
  • Commissioning
  • Safeguarding adults  

Director of Public Health: Dr Muna Abdel Aziz

  • Public health
  • Housing support
  • Neighbourhoods 
  • Drug and alcohol support services
  • Emergency planning
  • Health and safety
  • Trading standards
  • Environmental health
  • Licensing

Head of Service, Youth Offending: Gareth Jones 

  • Youth offending in Cheshire West, Halton and Warrington

Warrington Together: Simon Kenton

  • Warrington's multi-agency health and social care partnership

Economic Regeneration, Growth and Environment directorate

Executive Director for Environment and Regeneration: Andy Farrall

Andy is responsible for the borough’s roads, streets, parks and highways, public transport, waste collection services, housing and regeneration.

Operational Director of Economic Growth: Steve Park

  • Warrington and Co
  • Property and estates 
  • Employment and business growth
  • Planning policy and programmes
  • Local housing company

Operational Director of Transport and Environment: David Boyer

  • Streetworks
  • Bins, waste and recycling
  • Street cleaning
  • Parks and green spaces
  • Pest control
  • Infrastructure, roads and highways
  • Building control
  • Development management

Coroner

HM Coroner for Cheshire: Mr Alan G Moore

The coroner is an independent judicial officer, not part of Warrington Borough Council, but is based at the West Annexe, Warrington Town Hall.