Chief Executive
  • Jacqui Gedman
  • Address Kirklees Council, Chief Executive, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
Corporate

Strategic Director Corporate Strategy, Commissioning and Public Health

  • Rachel Spencer-Henshall
  • Address Kirklees Council, Strategic Director Corporate Strategy, Commissioning and Public Health, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • Director of Public Health
  • Policy work
  • Intelligence and Joint Strategic Assessment

Service Director Governance & Commissioning

Monitoring Officer

  • Julie Muscroft
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Governance & Commissioning, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • Insurance
  • Legal services
  • Governance
  • Monitoring
  • Member relations
  • Information management
  • Elections

Service Director Finance

Section 151 Officer

  • Eamonn Croston
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Finance, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • 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 Kirklees Council, Service Director for Strategy and Innovation, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • 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

  • David Shepherd
  • Address Kirklees Council, Strategic Director Growth and Regeneration, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email

Service Director Homes and Neighbourhoods

  • Naz Parkar
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Homes and Neighbourhoods, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email

The following areas are covered by this service director:

  • Housing Management
  • Partnerships
  • Repairs and Maintenance
  • Building Safety
  • Assets and Development
  • Governance (Homes and Neighbourhoods)

Service Director Skills and Regeneration

  • Edward Highfield
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Skills and Regeneration, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email

The following areas are covered by this service director:

  • Major Projects
  • Employment and Skills
  • Business and Economy
  • Planning and Building Control

Service Director Development and COVID-19 Recovery Programme

  • Joanne Bartholomew
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Development and COVID-19 Recovery Programme, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email

The following areas are covered by this service director:

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

Strategic Director Adults and Health

  • Richard Parry
  • Address Kirklees Council, Strategic Director Adults and Health, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email

Service Director Adults Social Care Operation

  • Amanda Evans
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Adults Social Care Operation, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • 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 Customers and Communities

  • Jill Greenfield
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Customers and Communities, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email

Service Director Learning Disabilities and Mental Health

  • Michelle Cross
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Learning Disabilities and Mental Health, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • 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 Kirklees Council, Strategic Director Children and Families, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email

Service Director Child Protection and Family Support

  • Elaine McShane
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Child Protection and Family Support, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • 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

  • Jo-Anne Sanders
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director for Learning and Early Support, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • 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

  • Tom Brailsford
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Resources, Improvement and Partnerships, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
Environment and Climate Change

Strategic Director Environment and Climate Change

  • Colin Parr
  • Address Kirklees Council, Strategic Director Environment and Climate Change, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email

Service Director Environmental Strategy and Climate Change

  • Katherine Armitage
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Environmental Strategy and Climate Change, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • 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)

  • Wendy Blakeley
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Highways and Street Scene, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • Highways
  • Road Safety Unit
  • Parking Services
  • Urban Traffic Control
  • Waste Services
  • Fleet Services
  • Street Cleansing
  • Greenspaces and Parks

Service Director Culture and Visitor Economy

  • Adele Poppleton
  • Address Kirklees Council, Service Director Culture and Visitor Economy, PO Box 1720, Huddersfield, HD1 9EL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • Creative Development
  • Visitor Economy Strategy
  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Events and Festivals
  • Venue Management
  • Markets
  • Catering Services
  • Cleaning Services
  • Bereavement Services
Stay Connected
Sign up to email alerts about getting involved
Was this information helpful?