WOLVERHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL
The council offices are at the Civic Centre, which is located in St. Peter's Square in the city centre.
Tim Johnson serves as the council's Chief Executive Officer and chairs the Authority's Strategic Executive Board of Directors comprising Mark Taylor (Deputy Chief Executive Officer), David Pattison (Director of Governance, Monitoring Officer and Solicitor to the City Council), Emma Bennett (Director of Children's Services, including Education provision) and Claire Nye (Director of Finance and Section 151 Officer).
At the Local Government's prestigious Municipal Journal National Awards in 2017, the council won Local Authority of the Year, Most Improved Local Authority of the Year, Leadership Team of the Year and Governance & Scrutiny Team of the Year.
Other key achievements in 2017 included the council's Children's Services being rated as "Good" following an OFSTED inspection, the council has been accredited with "Achieving" status for its commitment to equality & diversity following a Local Government Association peer assessment and the council's Mayoralty team was awarded "Civic Team of the Year" by the National Association of Civic Officers.