Senior management

The chief executive is David Buckle

 David Buckle

Under the chief executive there are three strategic directors. They have no direct operational responsibility for services, but each has a portfolio of a number of services that they oversee.  There are seven heads of service.






The management structure is as follows:

Steve Bishop, Strategic Director


With responsibility for:

  • Finance - accountancy, audit, concessionary fares, payroll, revenues and  benefits
  • HR, IT and Customer Services - HR, IT, local service points, business process management (including performance management)
  • Legal and Democratic Services - legal, democratic, electoral, land charges, licensing, community safety




Matt Prosser, Strategic Director

Matt Prosser

With responsibility for:

  • Corporate Strategy - communications, consultation, corporate planning, equalities, grants, key partnerships (notably LSP - community strategy and CDRP - community safety), climate change, youth issues, parks, waste and recycling
  • Economy, Leisure and Property - arts, economic development, leisure (includes leisure centre contract management and sports development), facilities and property  management (includes civic halls and council offices), tourism.





Anna Robinson, Strategic Director

Anna Robinson

With responsibility for:

  • Planning - planning policy, development management, landscape, arboriculture, conservation and design, building control
  • Housing and Health - environmental protection, food and safety, housing needs, housing development, Science Vale UK development

Last reviewed: 19 - 02 - 2014

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