Chief Executive and Directors' Board

Responsibilities of the Chief Executive and Directors' Board

Chief Executive

The chief executive is responsible for:

  • managing the council's employees, services and work
  • setting important directions for the council
  • making sure the decisions councillors make are carried out

Directors' Board

Directors' Board is responsible for:

  • checking performance across the council
  • delivering the government's initiatives and policies
  • supporting managers and staff to develop and deliver services
  • working with other organisations

Directors' Board membership

Person Role
Lyn Carpenter Chief Executive
Roger Harris Corporate Director of Adults, Housing and Health
Sheila Murphy Corporate Director of Children's Services
Sean Clark Corporate Director of Finance, Governance and Property
Julie Rogers Director of Environment, Highways and Counter Fraud
Jackie Hinchliffe Director of Human Resources, Organisational Development and Transformation
Andy Millard Director of Place
Karen Wheeler Director of Strategy, Communications and Customer Services
Ian Hunt Assistant Director – Legal, and Monitoring Officer
Gary Staples Strategic Lead – Transformation
Kerry Thomas Chief Executive's Business Manager

We publish a list of senior managers' salaries.