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Council structure

Peterborough City Council is made up of the following directorates, led by a Corporate Leadership Team. 

Our Corporate Leadership Team:

Chief Executive - Matt Gladstone

  • Executive Office Manager - Amelia Midgley

Direct reports to Matt Gladstone

  • Executive Director for Adult Services - Stephen Taylor
  • Executive Director for Children and Young People Services - John Gregg
  • Executive Director for Corporate Services and Section 151 Officer - Cecilie Booth
  • Director for Legal and Governance and Monitoring Officer - Neil McArthur
  • Executive Director for Place and Economy - Adrian Chapman
  • Interim Director of Public Health - Mike Robinson

The Head of Communications and the Service Director for People, Business Intelligence and Transformation both attend Corporate Leadership Team, while reporting to the Executive Director of Corporate Services.

Our Adult Services Leadership Team:

Executive Director for Adults - Stephen Taylor

  • Senior Executive Assistant - Teresa Patchett

Direct reports to Stephen Taylor

  • Service Director for Adult Services - Debbie McQuade
  • Service Director for Commissioning - Oliver Hayward
  • Head of Performance and Strategic Development - Tina Hornsby
  • Principal Social Worker - Lorna Edwards

Our Children and Young People's Leadership Team:

Executive Director for Children Services - John Gregg

Senior Executive Assistant - Clair Curtis

Direct reports to John Gregg

  • Service Director for Children's Social Care and Targeted Support – Sara Graves
  • Service Director for Quality Assurance and Practice Improvement - Alison Bennett
  • Service Director for Education - Chris Baird (interim)
  • Principal Social Worker - Vacant

Direct report to Chris Baird

  • Head of Virtual School - Zoe Latimer (also reports to John Gregg)

Our Corporate Services Leadership Team:

Executive Director for Corporate Services and Section 151 Officer - Cecilie Booth

  • Senior Executive Assistant - Claire Watt

Direct reports to Cecilie Booth

  • Service Director - Corporate Finance / Deputy S151 Officer - Jill Evans
  • Service Director - Financial Management / Deputy S151 Officer - Emma Riding
  • Chief Internal Audit - Steve Crabtree
  • Registration / Bereavement Services - Mark Sandhu
  • Director of Commercial Partnerships, Property and Assets - Simon Lewis
  • Service Director - People, Business Intelligence and Transformation - Mandy Pullen
  • Head of Communications - Amanda Rose
  • IT and Digital Services - Julian Patmore

Our Place and Economy Leadership Team:

Executive Director for Place and Economy - Adrian Chapman

  • Senior Executive Assistant - Sarah Swift

Direct reports to Adrian Chapman

  • Service Director for Growth and Regeneration - Nick Carter
  • Service Director for Housing and Communities - Rob Hill
  • Service Director for Infrastructure and Transport - James Collingridge
  • Service Director for Environment and Climate Change - Charlotte Palmer

Our Public Health Leadership Team:

Interim Director for Public Health - Mike Robinson

  • Executive Assistant - Vacant

Direct reports to Emmeline Watkins

  • Senior Public Health Consultant (Medical Lead) - Children's Public Health and Clinical Policies - Dr Raj Lakshman
  • Public Health Consultant - Older People, Adult Social Care, NIHR Research links - Dr Emily Smith
  • Head of Public Health Business Programmes - Kate Parker

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