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Speaker Biography

Kim Bromley-Derry

Kim Bromley-Derry is the Chief Executive of Newham Council, the host borough for the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

He joined Newham at the end of 2007 as Executive Director for Children and Young People's Services, having previously served as Director of Children's Services at South Tyneside Council. Prior to becoming director at South Tyneside, Kim was a service director for Children & Young People's Social Care at Leicester City Council.

Originally a social worker by profession, Kim has worked in a range of settings in local government within both children's and adult services at both practitioner and management level since 1981, when he commenced work as a residential social worker in a children's home.

Kim has previously been the President of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS); Kim chairs the Children’s Inter Agency Group which brings together the lead agencies in children’s services from across local government, health services, police and the voluntary sector. He also chairs the C4EO Expert Group on early intervention and the National Family Intervention Group.

Kim was a member of the Government's Social Work Task Force.