Agenda and minutes

Appointments Sub-Committee
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 3.00 pm

Venue: County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN

Contact: Vicky Hibbert 

Items
No. Item

1/19

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

2/19

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

    To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests from Members in respect of any item to be considered at the meeting.

     

    Notes:

    ·         In line with the Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012, declarations may relate to the interest of the member, or the member’s spouse or civil partner, or a person with whom the member is living as husband or wife, or a person with whom the member is living as if they were civil partners and the member is aware they have the interest.

    ·         Members need only disclose interests not currently listed on the Register of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests.

    ·         Members must notify the Monitoring Officer of any interests disclosed at the meeting so they may be added to the Register.

    ·         Members are reminded that they must not participate in any item where they have a disclosable pecuniary interest.

     

    Minutes:

    There were none.

3/19

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

    Recommendation: That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information under paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

     

    PART TWO – IN PRIVATE

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED: That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information under paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

     

     

4/19

Senior Appointment of a Director of Corporate Finance and a Director of Financial Insights

    The People, Performance and Development is asked to proceed with interviewing for the post of Director of Corporate Finance and Director of Financial Insights.

     

    The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Committee. The Committee will then discuss and, if appropriate appoint to the role of Director of Corporate Finance and Director of Financial Insights. This recommendation is subject to the notification of every Member of the Cabinet of the proposed appointment and their right of objection specified in the notification.

     

    Minutes:

    Declarations of Interest:

     

    None.

     

    Witnesses

     

    Leigh Whitehouse – Executive Director of Finance

    Jo Donoghue – Strategic Business Partner

    Vickie Neal – Democratic Services Assistant

     

    Key points raised during the discussion:

     

    1.    The Appointments Sub-Committee conducted final interviews for the roles of Director of Financial Insights and Director of Corporate Finance at Surrey County Council. During the interviews, the candidates responded to a number of set questions asked by the Committee.

    2.    Following an in depth discussion on the performance of the candidates the Committee agreed that Rachel Wigley displayed the skills and experience necessary to be Director of Financial Insights, and that Anna D’Alessandro displayed the skills and experience necessary to be Director of Corporate Finance at Surrey County Council.

     

    Actions/further information to be provided:

     

    None.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    The Appointments Sub-Committee agreed to appoint Rachel Wigley to the position of Director of Financial Insights.

     

    The Appointments Sub-Committee agreed to appoint Anna D’Alessandro to the position of Director of Corporate Finance.

5/19

PUBLICITY FOR PART TWO ITEMS