Corporate Management team

Our Corporate Management team is:

  • our Chief Executive
  • three Corporate Directors
  • six Heads of Service
  • our Human Resources and Organisational Development Manager
  • our Marketing and Communications Manager

You can contact any of our Corporate Management Team by email through our Customer Service Centre.

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Andy Wright, Chief Executive

Reports to the Leader of the Council

Email: andy.wright@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • strategic direction
  • overall performance
  • strategic partnerships
  • leadership
  • external relationships
  • corporate communications
  • democracy
  • community safety partnership
  • economic development

Andy has also been appointed by Braintree district council as our Electoral Registration Officer and Returning Officer.


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Dominic Collins, Corporate Director

Reports to Andy Wright

Email: dominic.collins@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • strategic growth
  • planning policy
  • development management
  • economic development
  • district infrastructure
  • landscape services
  • asset management

capital project management and delivery


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Chris Fleetham, Corporate Director

Email: chris.fleetham@braintree.gov.uk

Reports to Andy Wright

Responsibilities:

  • finance
  • revenues and benefits
  • procurement
  • business solutions
  • human resources and organisational development
  • governance
  • marketing and communications
  • customer services

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Cherie Root, Corporate Director

Reports to Andy Wright

Email: cherie.root@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • housing
  • climate change
  • waste and recycling strategy
  • clean and green
  • environmental protection
  • healthy living and wellbeing
  • building control
  • leisure and heritage services
  • community services
  • voluntary sector support
  • community safety
  • safeguarding
  • emergency planning
  • facilities management
  • digital services
  • information technology

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Joanne Albini, Head of Housing and Communities

Reports to Cherie Root

Email: joanne.albini@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • community safety
  • safeguarding
  • community transport
  • voluntary sector development
  • housing research and housing development
  • housing options advice and homelessness
  • management of the housing register
  • district champion for services for older people

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Lee Crabb, Head of Environment, Leisure and Health

Reports to Cherie Root

Email: lee.crabb@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities;

  • environmental health
  • climate change and sustainability
  • pest control
  • environmental enforcement
  • carbon management
  • licensing
  • building control
  • environmental engineering
  • emergency planning
  • corporate health and safety
  • leisure
  • cultural services
  • public health wellbeing

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Emma Goodings, Head of Economic Development and Planning

Reports to Dominic Collins

Email: emma.goodings@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • development management
  • strategic economic growth
  • business engagement
  • educational attainment and skills
  • town centre master-planning
  • tourism
  • partnership development
  • inward investment
  • the local plan
  • neighbourhood planning
  • garden communities
  • monitoring

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Kim Cole, Head of Governance and Monitoring Officer

Reports to - Chris Fleetham

Email: kim.cole@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring Officer
  • governance
  • legal
  • Member support
  • elections
  • local land charges

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Helen Krischock, Human Resources and Organisational Development Manager

Reports to - Chris Fleetham

Email: helen.krischock@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • recruitment and retention
  • pay, reward and recognition
  • terms and conditions of employment
  • employee relations
  • skills, learning and development
  • apprenticeships
  • Member development

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Paul Partridge, Head of Operations

Reports to Cherie Root

Email: paul.partridge@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • refuse and recycling
  • trade waste
  • street cleaning
  • vehicle procurement and maintenance
  • parks and open spaces
  • cemeteries
  • car parking
  • markets
  • public conveniences
  • highways liaison

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Tania Roberge, Marketing and Communications Manager

Reports to Chris Fleetham

Email: tania.roberge@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities;

  • marketing and communications
  • media relations
  • digital communications
  • campaigns
  • consultation
  • graphic design and print

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Phil Myers, Head of Finance

Reports to Chris Fleetham

Email: phil.myers@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities;

  • accountancy
  • payments and payroll
  • performance improvement
  • treasury management
  • capital programme management
  • revenues and benefits
  • cashiers
  • audit
  • insurance and risk
  • business continuity
  • procurement
  • mail

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Aidan Kelly, Interim Head of Strategic Investment

Reports to Dominic Collins

Email: aidan.kelly@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities;

  • appraisal and delivery of major capital projects

Customer Services

Address: Causeway House,
Bocking End,
Braintree,
Essex,
CM7 9HB

Telephone: 01376 552525