Corporate Management team

Our Corporate Management team is:

  • our Chief Executive
  • three Corporate Directors
  • seven Heads of Service
  • our Business Solutions Manager
  • our Marketing and Communications Manager
  • our ICT & Facilities 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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Suzanne Bennett, Corporate Director

Email: suzanne.bennett@braintree.gov.uk

Reports to Andy Wright

Responsibilities:

  • finance
  • revenues and benefits
  • procurement
  • performance improvement
  • business solutions
  • human resources and organisational development
  • governance
  • marketing and communications
  • customer services
  • investment & development
  • legal Services
  • elections
  • governance & members

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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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Caroline Elias-Stephenson, Head of Housing & Community

Reports to Cherie Root

Email: caroline.elias-stephenson@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • housing strategy and development
  • housing assessment and policy
  • housing options
  • community safety
  • community development
  • community transport
  • safeguarding
  • health and wellbeing
  • leisure and heritage services
  • events team

 



Josie Falco, Head of Environment

 

Josie Falco, Head of Environment

Reports to Cherie Root

Email: cherie.root@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • climate change and sustainability
  • environmental health – public health and housing
  • environmental health – food, health and safety
  • licensing
  • building control
  • corporate health and safety
  • emergency planning

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Emma Goodings, Head of Economic Development and Planning

Reports to Dominic Collins

Email: emma.goodings@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • local plan
  • planning policy
  • development management
  • planning enforcement
  • street naming and numbering
  • landscapes
  • town centre improvement
  • education and skills
  • enterprise centres
  • business engagement
  • inward investment
  • development plans
  • planning research and monitoring

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Kim Cole, Head of Governance and Monitoring Officer

Reports to - Suzanne Bennett

Email: kim.cole@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities:

  • monitoring officer
  • governance
  • legal
  • member support
  • elections
  • local land charges
  • information governance.

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Tracey Headford, Business Solutions Manager

Reports to - Suzanne Bennett

Email: tracey.headford@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
  • customer services
  • performance management
  • customer excellence
  • information management

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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
  • street scene protection
  • grounds maintenance

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Tania Roberge, Marketing and Communications Manager

Reports to Suzanne Bennett

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 Suzanne Bennett

Email: phil.myers@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities;

  • section 151 officer
  • accountancy
  • payments and payroll
  • treasury management
  • capital programme management
  • revenues and benefits
  • cashiers
  • audit
  • insurance and risk
  • business continuity
  • mail

Aidan Kelly, Interim Head of Strategic Investment

 

Aidan Kelly, Interim Head of Strategic Investment

Reports to Dominic Collins

Email: aidan.kelly@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities;

  • infrastructure
  • new housing development
  • strategic capital projects

 


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Paul Reid, ICT and Facilities Manager

Reports to Cherie Root

Email: Paul.Reid@braintree.gov.uk

Responsibilities;

  • ict technical services
  • corporate systems
  • digital services
  • facilities management
  • customer service duty officers
  • CCTV

Customer Services

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

Telephone: 01376 552525