The Corporate Management Team is lead by Richard Carr, Chief Executive. The council is split by directorate and corporate service areas.
- Chief Executive: Richard Carr - Chief Executive
- Children's Services: Edwina Grant - Deputy Chief Executive and Director
- Community Services: Marcel Coffait - Director
- Public Health: Muriel Scott - Director
- Social Care, Health and Housing: Director Julie Ogley
- People and Organisation: Interim Assistant Chief Executive Deb Clarke
The Social Care, Health and Housing directorate works with people to help them continue to live as independently as possible in their own homes.
In Housing, we work to ensure that there is suitable housing for everyone in the area. This covers access to social housing through Bedfordshire Homefinder, advice on domestic abuse and appropriate housing solutions, housing advice and options for tenants, landlords, homeowners, young people and homeless people. We also provide advice and assistance to enable elderly, disabled, low-income or otherwise vulnerable residents to undertake essential works of repair or adaptations to their homes.
There are a number of ‘shared services’ with Bedford Borough Council including Supporting People, Emergency Duty team and Hospital Social Work services.
- Adult Social Care
- Housing Services
- Business and Performance Management
- Commissioning and Contracting of Care Support
Director of Social Care, Health and Housing: Julie Ogley
The Children’s Services directorate for Central Bedfordshire is driven by one of the Council’s top five priorities: Educating, Protecting and Providing Opportunities for Children and Young People.
These services strive to bring together professionals from a variety of disciplines to deliver early intervention and prevention and targeted youth services to children, young people and families in Central Bedfordshire.
- Integrated Services
- Children‘s services Operations
- Learning and strategic commissioning
Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Children’s Services: Edwina Grant
This Directororate will be responsible for:
- Waste Management
- Environmental and Community Safety Services
Director: Marcel Coffait
The Corporate Services directorate provides a number of major public facing services such as Customer Service Centres and Births, Marriages and Deaths registration. It also supports the whole organisation through a number of cross-directorate back office services, which support the council to deliver first rate public services within a framework of good government and internal control.
People and Organisation covers HR, Customer Services, Legal and Democratic, Policy and Communications and is overseen by Deb Clarke, Interim Assistant Chief Executive.
Alan Fleming is responsible for the delivery of the council's Medium Term Strategic Plan alongside Assets and ICT.
Charles Warboys has overall responsibility for Finance and Robin Edwards leads on Procurement. Elaine Malarky oversees Programmes and Performance.