Chief executive and leadership team

Director of finance, regulation and enforcement (s151)

Section 151 of the Local Government Act 1972 requires every local authority to appoint an officer responsible for the proper administration of its affairs.

As well as s151 officer, our director of finance, regulation and enforcement also oversees many of our financial procedures including revenue strategy, accounts payable, money laundering and funding. The role also oversees regulation and enforcement services. 


  • Financial probity
  • Strategic financial management and planning
  • Treasury and investments
  • Revenue strategy
  • Capital strategy
  • Accounts payable
  • External funding procedures
  • Risk management strategy and procedures
  • Internal audit
  • Procurement strategy and procedures
  • Money laundering
  • Environmental protection and housing regulation
  • Food health and safety
  • Planning enforcement
  • Licensing


Email Anthony Thomas, director of finance, regulation and enforcement (s151 officer)