Senior officers

Find out about the council employees who implement decisions and run services


While decisions about budgets and policy are taken by the 75 elected councillors, there is a permanent team of council staff who implement these decisions and run services. They are known as senior officers.

Each senior officer is responsible for a particular set of services that we provide.

Director Service area
Gavin Jones Chief Executive
Helen Lincoln Children and Families and Education
Mark Ash Climate, Environment and Customer Services
Nick Presmeg Adult Social Care
Nicole Wood Finance and Technology
Tom Walker Economy, Investment and Public Health