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The list below shows the main service areas within Bath & North East Somerset Council, grouped by Strategic Director, then Divisional Director. If you wish to contact a specific service or team please view our 'Contact Us' page for details of how to do this.

Chief Executive: Ashley Ayre

Responsible for all Council services covering Resources, Place and People and Communities



Resources Strategic Director: Andrew Pate

Divisional Director:  Business Support - Donna Parham

  • Deputy Section S151 Officer 
  • Business Change 
  • Finance & Pensions 
  • Payroll & People Services 
  • ICT (ICT temporarily reports to Andrew Pate)
  • Procurement 
  • Internal Audit 
  • Information Governance 

Divisional Director: Customer Services - Ian Savigar

  • Customer Services Change
  • Council Connect
  • Libraries
  • Council Tax & Business Rates
  • Council Tax Support (Benefits)
  • Welfare Reform
  • Emergency Planning & Business Continuity
  • Registration & Celebratory Services


Divisional Director: Strategy & Performance - David Trethewey

  • Connecting Communities
  • Strategy Co-ordination
  • Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Health and Safety
  • Equalities
  • Performance Management
  • Sustainability
  • Staff Training & Development
  • Policy Development and Scrutiny


Divisional Director: Property & Project Delivery - Derek Quilter

  • Property Services
    • Facilities Management
    • Building Surveying
    • Landlord & Tenant
    • Property Projects
  • Property & Project Delivery Support Services
    • Traded Services (Catering, Cleaning & Print)
    • Business Support Services
    • Property Intelligence
    • Energy Management
  • Project Delivery
    • Commercial Management
    • Infrastructure & Development
    • Construction & Maintenance



Place Strategic Director - Louise Fradd

Divisional Director: Environmental Services - Martin Shields

  • Waste Services
  • Neighbourhoods & Open Spaces
  • Highways
  • Parking
  • Transport Delivery
  • Public Protection (including Licensing and Environmental Monitoring)
  • Leisure
  • Sport & Active Lifestyles


Divisional Director: Development - Lisa Bartlett

  • Policy and Environment
  • Development Management (Planning Conservation, and Enforcement)
  • Building Control
  • Land Charges
  • Hot Springs protection & monitoring
  • GIS, Street Naming and Numbering


Divisional Director: Community Regeneration - John Wilkinson

  • Regeneration
  • Housing Delivery
  • Economic Development
  • Heritage Services
  • Arts & Festivals
  • Film Office
  • World Heritage Site Management



People and Communities Strategic Director -  Mike Bowden

Divisional Director: CYP Strategy & Commissioning - Vacant

  • Education strategic lead including statutory SEN and school improvement
  • Virtual School for Children in Care
  • Safeguarding Assurance and QA for CYP, including LSCB
  • Commissioning Specialist Services, including children’s health services
  • Commissioning Preventative Services
  • Commissioning Support & Contracts Management
  • Business Support for the Directorate


Divisional Director: Adult Care, Health & Housing Strategy & Commissioning - Jane Shayler

  • Learning difficulties
  • Physical and Sensory Impairment
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Misuse
  • Adult Social Care Commissioning
  • Supporting People and Communities
  • Unplanned care
  • People with long term conditions
  • Adult Safeguarding & Quality Assurance


Divisional Director: CYP Specialist Services - Richard Baldwin

  • Children & Families Assessment and Intervention Team
  • Specialist Child, Young People & Families Team
  • Disabled Children’s Team
  • Family Placement Team
  • Children in Care and Moving on Team
  • Principal Children & Families Social Worker
  • Connecting Families Service
  • Early Years and Children’s Centre Services
  • Children Missing Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Youth Service
  • Youth Offending Team
  • Hospital Education


Divisional Director: Public Health - Bruce Laurence

  • Health Improvement
  • Reducing Health Inequalities
  • Health Intelligence
  • Support to NHS Commissioning
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Health Protection



Divisional Director: Legal and Democratic services Monitoring officer, Maria Lucas

  • Legal Services
  • Democratic Services
  • Electoral Services




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