Hertfordshire County Council appoints Jo Fisher as its new director of children's services
Hertfordshire County Council has appointed a new director of children’s services.
Jo Fisher, currently operations director at the authority’s services for young people, will take up her new role in September.
The children’s services directorate manages social care, school admissions, family centres and provides support for children and young people with special educational needs.
Cllr Richard Roberts, leader of the council, said: “Jo brings a wealth of experience to the role and will continue our clear commitment to supporting children, young people and families across Hertfordshire to ensure they have the very best start in life.
"Children’s social care services play a key role in protecting the most vulnerable in our communities, and I have no doubt that Jo’s leadership will help us take important steps forward in this crucial work.”