Bromley Council appoints new Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Education, Care and Health

Published Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Ade Adetosoye OBE

Bromley Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Ade Adetosoye OBE to lead the council’s Social Care Services, Education, Housing, and Health as Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director

Ade, aged 46, joins Bromley from the City of London Corporation where, as Director for Community and Children`s Services, he led the transformation of public services and improved outcomes for residents. He was responsible for improving children’s services with a particular emphasis on safeguarding, so much so that the City and Hackney Safeguarding Board has just been awarded Ofsted’s first ‘outstanding’ grading.  Throughout his involvement in children’s services, which includes a period as Children`s Social Care Director for Lambeth Council, Ade has demonstrated an impressive track record for tirelessly raising the profile of safeguarding and highlighting people’s shared responsibility in keeping children and young people safe.

Ade is a Trustee of Coram, the UK’s first ever charity dedicated to supporting the adoption of children and Chairman of London ADASS Strategic Performance Leads which brings together experts in performance across the capital.

Council Leader, Councillor Stephen Carr said: “We have placed ‘Ambitious for all our Children and Young People’ at the heart of our Building a Better Bromley priorities and Ade’s experience and energy across social care as a whole will provide a significant fillip to our services.

“I am confident that Ade’s ability in transforming services means he has the skills to fulfil this vitally important role for the council; he demonstrates just the right energetic pace we require to lead on our ambition to transform children`s services.”

Commenting on his successful appointment, Ade Adetosoye said:  “I am absolutely delighted to be offered the opportunity to work in Bromley as Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Education, Care and Health. I look forward to working with determined elected members, staff and partners at this challenging and exciting time to secure the very best public services for our residents and communities in Bromley.”

Arrangements are in place to confirm a formal start date.

Photograph shows: Ade Adetosoye OBE, Bromley Council’s new Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Education, Care and Health.

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