Council directorates

Council directorates


Paul Sheehan is the Chief Executive of Walsall Council and is the head of the paid service. The council is organised into four directorates, as listed below:

1. Children’s Services

Executive Director – David Haley

  • Access & Achievement
  • Early Help
  • Children’s Commissioning
  • Workforce Development
  • Children’s Social Care
  • Performance Management
  • Education Services
  • Preventative and Targeted Services

2. Economy and Environment

Executive Director - Simon Neilson

  • Development and Delivery
  • Planning and Building Control
  • Property Services
  • Strategic Regeneration
  • Engineering and Transportation
  • Leisure and Community Health
  • Libraries and Heritage
  • Clean and Green
  • New Art Gallery
  • Public Health
  • Trading Standards
  • Environmental Health Management

3. Change and Governance

Executive Director - Vacant

  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • My Money My Home My Job
  • Business Change
  • Legal and Democratic Services
  • Revenues Services
  • Integrated Facilities Management
  • Communities and Public Protection

4. Adult Social Care

Executive Director - Paula Furnival

  • Commissioning - Adult Disabilities
  • Commissioning - Older People and Vulnerable Adults
  • Community Care (Operations)
  • Community Care (Partnerships)
  • Community Mental Health
  • Mental Health

This page was last updated on 03 November 2016