Cheshire East Council has appointed four new senior officers.
Jayne Traverse (moving from Tameside Council) joins as executive director – Place. The Place Directorate includes highways, waste and recycling, economic development, housing, planning and a range of other placed-based services.
Deborah Woodcock (currently of Stockport Council) joins as executive director – Children’s Services – responsible for delivery of the council’s education, children’s social care and safeguarding, early help and prevention services. She will also hold the statutory responsibilities of director of children’s services.
Helen Charlesworth-May (from Cornwall Council) joins as executive director – Adults, Health and Integration – responsible for delivery of adult social care and safeguarding, public health and communities’ services. Helen will hold the statutory responsibilities of director of adult social services.
Sarah Bullock (from St Helens Council) joins the council’s new Director of Policy and Change. This new role has been created as part of a corporate services restructure. It brings strategic capacity and a new focus on policy and driving council-wide change.