Chief Executive: Gavin Stevenson
Gavin Stevenson is our Head of Paid Service and has ultimate responsibility for the council. Gavin provides leadership and motivation, co-ordinates policy development and oversees the Corporate Management Team which is made up of our Directors.
There are four departments:
Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning
Director: Colin Grant
This department delivers school and pre-school education and provides support to active schools, community sport and community sport hubs, youth services, social work services to children and families, criminal justice services, adult learning, and council learning and development.
Director: Derek Crichton
This department provides local neighbourhood services, community engagement, involvement and planning, community safety, community resilience and emergency planning, school crossing patrols, public conveniences, area committee support, community facilities, arts and culture, local customer services, revenue and benefits, strategic housing and homelessness
Director: Lorna Meahan
This department supports Elected Members in developing, monitoring and reporting on the Council Priorities, Democratic and Committee support, and provides a range of professional and support services, including Finance, HR, Legal, and Property and carbon and energy management.
Economy, Environment and Infrastructure
Director: Alistair Speedie
This department provides economic development services, planning and regulatory services, the commissioning and delivery of waste management and infrastructure services, and enterprising services, including commercially focused leisure facilities.