Council departments

The council's chief officers, structure and service departments.

Tony Zaman
Interim Chief Executive, Corporate Director of Social Care and Health


Paul Whaymand
Corporate Director of Finance 

  • Andy Evans 
    Deputy Director of Corporate Finance 
  • Muir Laurie  
    Deputy Director of Exchequer and Business Assurance 
  • Matthew Kelly 
    Head of Procurement and Commissioning 

Tony Zaman 
Corporate Director - Social Care and Health  

  • Sandra Taylor 
    Director of Provider and Commissioned Care 
  • Kate Kelly-Talbot 
    Director of Adult Social Work 
  • Julie Kelly 
    Director of Children's Services 
  • Alex Coman 
    Director of Safeguarding, Partnerships and Quality Assurance 
  • Vikram Hansrani
    Director of SEND
  • Vacant
    Deputy director of Education
  • Kelly O'Neill
    Interim Director of Public Health 

Perry Scott 
Corporate Director of Place

  • Michele Wilcox
    Interim Head of Property and Estates 
  • Michael Naughton 
    Head of Capital Programme 
  • Gary Penticost 
    Head of Repairs and Engineering 
  • Poonam Pathak 
    Head of Highways 
  • Cathy Knubley 
    Head of Waste Services
  • David Knowles 
    Head of Transportation 
  • Roy Clark 
    Head of Parking Services
  • James Rodger 
    Deputy Director of Planning and Regeneration 
  • Stuart Hunt
    Interim Head of Green Spaces, Sport and Culture  
  • Vacant 
    Deputy Director of Housing 
  • Vacant
    Interim Deputy Director of Community Safety and Enforcement 

Dan Kennedy 
Corporate Director of Central Services  

  • Raj Alagh 
    Head of Legal Services and Borough Solicitor 
  • Lloyd White 
    Head of Democratic Services 
  • Lydia Newman
    Interim Head of HR 
  • Emma Gilbertson 
    Head of Corporate Communications 
  • Kevin Byrne 
    Head of Health and Strategic Partnerships 
  • Naveed Mohammed 
    Head of Business Performance 
  • Tracey Taylor 
    Head of Business Administration
  • Louise Bateman
    Head of ICT
  • Louise Forster 
    Head of Customer Access

Page last updated: 31 Mar 2022