Council announces new Executive Director of Children’s Services

Children and families

13 June 2024

Charisse Monero director of children's services

North Northamptonshire Council has appointed Charisse Monero as the new Executive Director of Children’s Services at the authority.

Charisse Monero is currently the Assistant Director for Transformation in Islington Council, where she is responsible for leading and spearheading an expansive portfolio of strategic and pioneering transformation programmes, across Children’s and Corporate services, designed to deliver significant improvements, improved outcomes and a lasting positive impact for children and families.

I am delighted to be appointed as the permanent Executive Director of Children’s services in North Northamptonshire and look forward to joining the senior leadership team.

I was very impressed by the progressive and pioneering ambition to deliver excellent, high-quality services to the children and families in North Northamptonshire, supporting them to achieve the best outcomes and life chances.

I am excited to build upon the good foundation already in place and to continue to deliver improvements to achieve outstanding services for children and families in North Northamptonshire.
Charisse Monero
I am delighted that Charisse will be joining us in this vitally important senior leadership role at the council. Keeping children safe and improving life chances for young people is one of the council’s top priorities.

Charisse shone out as having the right skills to build on the progress that has been made to date. I look forward to working with Charisse as we drive forward on our journey of improving services to the children and young people in North Northamptonshire.
Adele Wylie, Chief Executive of North Northamptonshire Council