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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.


Resources and Strategic Commissioning directorate

This directorate includes financial, legal and democratic services, business rates, policy and performance, communications, electoral services, HR advisory and transactional services, organisational change, ICT, the customer contact centre, and the local Crime & Disorder Reduction Partnership.

Director of Corporate Services: Lynton Green

  • Audit, risk and governance
  • Finance and accountancy
  • Procurement
  • Revenue, benefits and exchequer
  • Registrars
  • Traded services

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

  • Legal services
  • Democratic and member services and mayoral support
  • Elections and electoral registration

Assistant Director of Customer and Business Transformation: Gareth Hopkins

  • HR
  • ICT
  • Contact Warrington
  • Communications, web and social media
  • Performance, policy and partnerships
  • Business improvement
  • Learning and development

Families and Wellbeing directorate

Executive Director of Families and Wellbeing, and Deputy Chief Executive: Steve Reddy

Steve 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 and Young People's Universal Services: Sarah Callaghan

  • Schools and education
  • 0-11 and 11-19 attainment
  • Integrated services

Assistant Director of Children and Young People's Targeted Services: Fiona Waddington

  • Early help
  • Children's social care and assessment
  • Safeguarding children
  • Fostering and adoption

Head of Service, Youth Offending: Gareth Jones 

  • Youth offending in Cheshire West, Halton and Warrington

Operational Director of Adult Services (Deputy DASS): Steve Peddie

  • Adult social care and assessment
  • Intermediate care
  • Safeguarding adults  

Assistant Director of Integrated Commissioning: Simon Kenton

  • Joint commissioning and funding for health and social care services, with NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

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

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.

Managing Director of Warrington & Co: Steve Park

  • Warrington & Co
  • Development and regeneration
  • Property and estates 
  • Town centre management
  • Employment and business growth

Assistant Director of Transport and Operations: David Boyer

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