Leader of the Council and the Leadership Team

Key policy, financial and service decisions

The Leadership Team makes the most significant and sensitive policy, financial and service decisions. You can find these on the key decision tracker at least 28 days before a decision is made. Find out about Leadership Team meetings and related decisions on the Committees pages. The meeting Chair allows time for the public to speak about decisions being made.

 

Leader of the Council - Cllr Elizabeth Campbell

Leader of the Council, Cllr Elizabeth Campbell

Cllr Elizabeth Campbell is responsible for:

  • Overall strategy, performance, policy and budgeting
  • Overall delivery of Grenfell Recovery Strategy
  • COVID-19 response and recovery
  • Direction and overseeing delivery of corporate transformation and change
  • Emergency and civil contingency planning
  • Public Inquiry and other external examinations of the Council
  • Communications, primary spokesperson for the Council
  • Good governance and decision making
  • Liaison with Government, GLA, London Councils etc
  • Local strategic partnerships and engagement with partner agencies

 

Deputy Leader, Grenfell, Housing and Social Investment - Cllr Kim Taylor-Smith

Cllr Kim Taylor-Smith

Cllr Kim Taylor-Smith is responsible for:

  • Supporting COVID-19 response and recovery
  • Housing elements of Grenfell recovery
  • Improvement and refurbishment of Lancaster West Estate
  • Housing investment, including any other estate improvement and refurbishment
  • Housing strategy and policy
  • Council housing management services
  • Housing demand, including homelessness and allocations policy
  • HRA business plan
  • Social investment, the management, acquisition, sale and letting of the council’s property assets

 

Finance and Customer Delivery - Cllr Mary Weale

Cllr Mary Weale

Cllr Mary Weale is responsible for:

  • Supporting COVID-19 response and recovery
  • Revenue and capital budget planning and monitoring (with Leader)
  • Customer contact
  • Digital transformation and enablement
  • Corporate Support: HR, Legal Services, Facilities and Events Management, Electoral Services, Procurement Policy, Health and Safety
  • Investments and treasury management
  • Council tax and benefits

 

Adult Social Care and Public Health - Cllr Sarah Addenbrooke

Cllr Sarah Addenbrooke

Cllr Sarah Addenbrooke is responsible for:

  • Public health: supporting COVID-19 response and recovery; promote healthy living; strengthen health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities
  • Safeguarding of vulnerable adults
  • Assessment and care management of social services for vulnerable adults in need
    • Elderly people services
    • Services for people with learning disabilities
    • Mental health services
    • Physical disability services
    • Transitions from children’s services
  • Partnership working and service integration with the local NHS
  • Friends and Family Assistance Centre (Grenfell)
  • Discretionary welfare provision and subsidised transport
  • Chairs the Health and Wellbeing Board 

 

Communities – Cllr Anne Cyron

Cllr Anne Cyron

Cllr Anne Cyron is responsible for:

  • Supporting COVID-19 response and recovery

  • Community engagement and empowerment

  • Council VCS grants programme

  • Equality, diversity and inclusion

  • Community assets

  • Mayoralty

 

Family and Children’s Services – Cllr Josh Rendall

Cllr Josh Rendall

Cllr Josh Rendall is responsible for:

  • Safeguarding of vulnerable children and young people

  • Impact of COVID-19 on learning, education settings and vulnerable children and young people 

  • Humanitarian support for children and young people affected by Grenfell

  • Educational support for children and young people affected by Grenfell

  • Ensuring robust corporate parenting

  • New educational provision and admissions

  • Services for schools and pupils

  • Nursery schools and child care

  • Children’s centres

  • Youth services, youth justice and the YOT

     

     

Economy, Employment and Innovation - Cllr Catherine Faulks

Cllr Catherine Faulks

Cllr Catherine Faulks is responsible for:

  • Supporting COVID-19 response and recovery

  • Economic development, employment and skills

  • Local labour market and supply chain strategies
  • Sustainability of high streets and retail
  • Social enterprise
  • Apprenticeship within the council, local partners and suppliers
  • Alternative career pathways for residents 16+
  • Further and adult education, skills and employability
  • Library services

 

Planning and Transport – Cllr Johnny Thalassites

Cllr Johnny Thalassites

Cllr Johnny Thalassites is responsible for:

  • Supporting COVID-19 response and recovery
  • Planning policy and planning briefs for individual development sites
  • Overseeing the direction and overall quality of the built environment
  • Transport strategy and transportation policies
  • Development control and enforcement; CIL and section 106
  • Conservation areas and garden squares
  • Responsibilities as Lead Local Flood Authority

 

The Environment – Cllr Cem Kemahli

Cllr Cem Kemahli

Cllr Cem Kemahli is responsible for:

  • Supporting COVID-19 response and recovery
  • Response to climate emergency, improving air quality and carbon emissions
  • Waste management, recycling, street cleansing
  • Licensing policy
  • Trading standards and consumer protection
  • Policy for street markets and street trading
  • Maintenance and improvement of highways and street lighting
  • Parking policy and operations, including fees and charges
  • Environmental health and private rental housing regulation

 

Community Safety, Culture and Leisure – Cllr Emma Will

Cllr Emma Will

Cllr Emma Will is responsible for:

  • Supporting COVID-19 response and recovery

  • Community safety, reducing crime and the fear of crime

  • Parks, community gardens and open spaces and leisure centres

  • Mortuary and coroners’ services, cemeteries

  • Registrars and bereavement services

  • Visitor strategy: museums and galleries; public art; events and film 

  • The council’s role in supporting Notting Hill Carnival

  • Community safety partnership board (chair)