Just over 6,000 people work for the Council, making it one of the largest employers in the city.

The jobs they do range from social work to teaching Derby's children to engineering, lawyers, surveyors and environmental health officers.

The Council is currently split into three directorates and is led by Chief Executive Paul Robinson.

Chief Executive

Paul Robinson

Paul Robinson Phone: 01332 643554


View the management structure chart for tiers one and two.

The Chief Executive has responsibility for the overall delivery of services offered by the Council.  

Three Directorates

Organisation and Governance 

The Chief Executive is responsible for the Organisation and Governance Directorate.

View the structure chart for the Organisation and Governance Directorate

People Services 

The People Services Directorate was formed on 1st September 2015 and brings together Children and Young People Services and Adults and Health. 

Andy Smith, Strategic Director for Peoples ServicesStrategic Director: Andy Smith

Phone: 01332 643556


View the structure chart for People Services Directorate 


Communities and Place 

Christine Durrant, Strategic Director for Communities and PlaceStrategic Director: Christine Durrant

Phone: 01332 642434


View the structure chart for the Communities and Place Directorate


Council departments

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