Chief Executive

Strategic Director Corporate Strategy, Commissioning and Public Health

  • Director of Public Health
  • Policy work
  • Intelligence and Joint Strategic Assessment

Service Director Governance & Commissioning

Monitoring Officer

  • Insurance
  • Legal services
  • Governance
  • Monitoring
  • Member relations
  • Information management
  • Elections

Service Director Finance

Section 151 Officer

  • Section 151 Officer (statutory responsibility)
  • Strategic finance
  • Business and financial advice to services
  • Treasury management
  • Risk management
  • Internal audit

Service Director for Strategy and Innovation

  • Andy Simcox
  • Address PO Box B24, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1WG
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • Intelligence and performance
  • Policy, partnerships and corporate planning
  • Strategic communications
  • Technology
  • Transformation and culture change
Growth and Regeneration

Strategic Director Growth and Regeneration

This directorate is responsible for:

  • Economic Strategy (including overall relationship with Leeds City Region LEP, skills strategy and transportation strategy)
  • Strategic Spatial Planning (including the Local Plan)
  • Strategic Spatial Planning (including the Local Plan)
  • Housing Strategy
  • Planning and Development Management
  • Delivery of major economic development and regeneration projects
  • Strategic Policy for Council Assets and Capital Expenditure
  • Business Engagement and Economy
  • Housing options including homelessness prevention

Service Director Housing

The following areas are covered by this service director:

  • Neighbourhoods
  • Asset Management
  • Council House Building
  • Repairs & Maintenance
  • Building Safety
  • Partnerships
  • Governance

Service Director Skills & Regeneration

The following areas are covered by this service director:

  • Business
  • Major Projects
  • Planning and development
  • Employment and skills

Service Director Development and COVID-19 Recovery Programme

The following areas are covered by this service director:

  • Housing Growth and Regeneration
  • Housing Services
  • Corporate Landlord and Capital
  • Development and Master Planning
  • COVID-19 Community Response
Adults and Health

Strategic Director Adults and Health

Service Director Adults Social Care Operation

  • Amanda Evans
  • Address PO Box B24, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1WG
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • Assessment and care management - Older people and physical disabilities
  • Partnerships with acute trusts
  • Statutory safeguarding services
  • Safeguarding function
  • Related customer services
  • Commissioning of carers (shared with Michelle Cross)
  • Integrated services (shared with Michelle Cross)
  • Delivery of partnerships with community health services
  • Community equipment services
  • Performance management

Service Director Adults Sufficiency

Service Director Customers and Communities

Service Director Learning Disabilities and Mental Health

  • Assessment and care management - Mental health and learning disabilities
  • Internal Provider services
  • Short term and urgent support services
  • Partnerships with mental health and learning disability
  • Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulated services
  • Commissioning of carers (shared with Amanda Evans)
  • Integrated services (shared with Amanda Evans)
  • Commissioning
  • Market development
  • Regulation and quality
Children and Families

Strategic Director Children and Families

  • Melanie Meggs
  • Address PO Box B24, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1WG
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email

Service Director Child Protection & Family Support

  • Model of social work
  • Support for children and families
  • Social care and assessment
  • Services for disabled children
  • Corporate parenting for looked after children
  • Youth Offending Team
  • Integrated youth support
  • Specialist support for children with special needs and additional needs
  • Independent review and advocacy
  • Management and leadership of the Safeguarding Children Board

Service Director for Learning and Early Support

  • Transforming the school system
  • 14-19 education and skills and adult learning
  • School and early years improvement
  • Inclusive learning
  • Learning support for vulnerable children and young people
  • Promoting and supporting school attendance
  • School and early years planning and school admissions
  • Early help

Service Director Resources, Improvement and Partnerships

Environment and Climate Change

Strategic Director Environment and Climate Change

Service Director Environmental Strategy and Climate Change

  • Directorate Programme Office
  • Climate Change Programme
  • Environmental campaigns and community engagement
  • Environmental Health
  • Air Quality and Environmental Protection
  • Licensing
  • Corporate Enforcement Unit

Service Director Highways and Street Scene (Interim)

  • Highways
  • Road Safety Unit
  • Parking Services
  • Urban Traffic Control
  • Waste Services
  • Fleet Services
  • Street Cleansing
  • Greenspaces and Parks

Service Director Culture and Visitor Economy

  • Creative Development
  • Visitor Economy Strategy
  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Events and Festivals
  • Venue Management
  • Markets
  • Catering Services
  • Cleaning Services
  • Bereavement Services
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