Our management structure is made up of a Chief Executive and four Chief Officers who report directly to the Chief Executive.
Sarah Robson, Chief Officer for People & Places
Sarah joined us in 2020 and is responsible for health, housing, homelessness, leisure, community safety, grants to voluntary organisations, economic and property development and tourism.
Jim Carrington-West, Chief Officer for Customer & Resources
Jim joined the Council in 1999. He is responsible for Customer Services, Democratic Services, Human Resources, Legal Services, IT, housing benefits and council tax and business rates collections.
Adrian Rowbotham, Chief Officer for Finance & Trading and Section 151 Officer
Adrian joined us in 2006 and he is responsible for finance, refuse collection, recycling, street cleansing, car parking, CCTV, parks, emergency planning, internal audit and our property.
Richard Morris, Chief Officer for Planning & Regulatory Services
Richard joined the Council in 2013 and he is responsible for planning applications, the local plan, planning enforcement, planning appeals, conservation, building control, environmental health, licensing and our efforts reduce the organisation’s carbon emissions that contribute towards climate change.