How Lambeth Council is organised

Find out about the vision for Lambeth Council and how we are organised, including where services sit and our management structure with names of directors and key officers.

Five main directorates and senior managers

The organisation has five main directorates. They represent the five key functional areas of the council. Some other functions report directly to the Chief Executive. 

The five directorates are:  

  • Children's Services 
  • Adults and Health 
  • Resident Services 
  • Sustainable Growth and Opportunity
  • Finance and Investment 

Also reporting to the Chief Executive are: 

  • Housing and Homelessness 
  • Human Resources and Organisational Development 
  • Legal and Governance 
  • Strategy and Communications 
  • Cost of Living Response 

Senior management structure 

  • Chief Executive, Bayo Dosunmu 
    • Strategic Director, Cost of Living Response, Fiona McDermott 
    • Director of Legal & Governance, Raymond Prince 
    • Director of Strategy & Communications, Paul Bates 
    • Director of Housing and Homelessness, Neil Euesden 
    • Director of HR & OD, Melanie Medley 
    • Strategic Director of Integrated Health & Adults Care, Andrew Eyers 
      • Executive Director Adults & Health, Fiona Connolly 
      • Director of Adult Social Care, Richard Outram (Acting)
      • Director of Integrated Commissioning (with ICB), Jane Bowie 
      • Director of Public Health, Ruth Hutt 
    • Interim Strategic Director of Children's Services, Fiona Connolly 
      • Interim Director Children's Commissioning & Community Safety (with ICB), Jeanette Young 
      • Director of Children's Social Care, Brenda McInerney (Acting)
      • Director of Education & Learning, Abrilli Phillip 
    • Strategic Director of Resident Services, Venetia Reid-Baptiste (Acting)
      • Director of Environment & Streetscene, Neil Fenton (Acting) 
      • Director of Resident Experience & Digital, Natasa Patterson 
      • Director of Infrastructure & Capital Delivery, Sandra Roebuck 
      • Director of Change & Strategic Delivery, Paul Wickens 
    • Strategic Director of Finance & Investment, Christina Thompson (Acting)
      • Director of Finance & Property, Hamant Bharadia (Acting)
      • Director of Performance & Business Improvement, Dami Awobajo 
    • Strategic Director of Sustainable Growth & Opportunity, Eleanor Purser & Sara Waller (job share) 
      • Director of Enterprise, Jobs & Skills, Nabeel Khan 
      • Director of Planning, Transport & Sustainability, Rob Bristow 
      • Director Regeneration & Housing, Thomas Branton   

Statutory Roles 

  • Head of Paid Service is Bayo Dosunmu, Chief Executive 
  • Section 151 Officer is Christina Thompson, Director of Finance & Property 
  • Monitoring Officer is Raymond Prince, Director of Legal & Governance  
  • Statutory Director of Children's Services is Fiona Connolly, Interim Strategic Director of Children’s Services 
  • Statutory Director of Adult's Social Services is Fiona Connolly, Executive Director of Adult Social Care 
  • Statutory Scrutiny Officer is Wayne Chandai, Head of the Chief Executive’s Office & Democratic Services Manager 
  • Statutory Data Protection Officer is Matt Ginn, Head of Information Governance 
  • Statutory Director of Public Health is Ruth Hutt, Director of Public Health 

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