Communities Directorate

Monica Fogarty

Joint Managing Director, Monica Fogarty

The Communities Directorate employs (amongst many others) planners, civil engineers, educational psychologists, ecologists, bus drivers, information analysts, school crossing patrols, administrators and countryside rangers. Much of our work is carried out in partnership with other agencies and organisations as the best way to provide for the people of Warwickshire.

Our staff are based in offices, business centres, parks and depots throughout the county and we are supported by five portfolio holding councillors who are responsible for certain areas of our work.

Communities Directorate is made up of the following four Business Units:

Communities (Strategy and Commissioning)

Assistant Director, Mark Ryder

Includes the following services: Economy & Skills; Planning Development & Flood Risk Management; Strategic Planning ; Regional Partnerships; Traffic & Transport Planning; Infrastructure & Regeneration; Community Safety & Locality Working.

Environment Services (Service Delivery)

Assistant Director, Stuart Jackson (covering)

Includes the following services: Waste Management; Environment, Economy & Archaeology; Trading Standards; Design Services; County Fleet Maintenance; County Highways & Transport Operations; Customer Liaison; CSW Resilience.

Education Services (Service Delivery)

Assistant Director, Paul Senior (covering)

Includes the following services: Warwickshire Music; SEND & Inclusion; Learning & Performance; Adult & Community Learning; Education Sufficiency & Access; Warwickshire Virtual School; Marle Hall Outdoor Centre; Education & Learning Business Improvement Team.

Fire and Rescue Service (Service Delivery)

Chief Fire Officer, Andy Hickmott

Our purpose is to protecting the community and make Warwickshire a safer place to live. WFRS is governed by three functional areas: service delivery; service support and service improvement. These areas all work closely together to ensure that we fulfil our duty. More information on the Fire and Rescue Service