Award for former director in New Year Honours List

MattD1East Sussex County Council’s former director of children’s services, Matt Dunkley, has been recognised by The Queen in the New Year Honours List.

Matt becomes a CBE for services to children, young people and families in the Honours List published today (Tues).

Matt was director of children’s services in East Sussex for eight years. He was also President of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) from 2011 to 2012.

Matt left the Council in May after 21 years to take up a post in Australia.  He was appointed Regional Director of Education and Early Childhood Services for South-western Victoria, based in Melbourne.