Chief executive and leadership team

Assistant director and s151 officer

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 head of service for finance & procurement oversees many of our financial procedures including revenue strategy, accounts payable, money laundering and funding. 


  • 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


Email Anthony Thomas, assistant director (s151 officer)