Council departments

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 Carole Mills.

Chief Executive

Carole Mills

Phone: 01332 643554

Email: Carole Mills

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

Corporate Resources

DON MCLURE_FRONT_100x150Corporate Resources includes all the professional services needed for the efficient running and good governance of the Council, such as finance, property, HR, legal, democratic services and customer services. ‌

‌Strategic Director: Don McLure

‌Phone: 01332 643377

View the structure chart for Corporate Resources Directorate


People Services

The People Services Directorate was formed on 1st September 2015 and brings together all our services for adults in need of support, children and families, learning and skills, and public health. We work closely with our partners to provide individuals and families with joined-up services that help them achieve the best outcomes.‌‌‌Andy Smith, Strategic Director for Peoples Services

‌Strategic Director: Andy Smith

‌Phone: 01332 643556


View the structure chart for Peoples Services Directorate


Communities and Place 

Communities and Place manage many of the services most visible to the public, such as waste collection and recycling, highways and traffic, leisure, culture, parks, environmental protection, community safety, licensing and regulation, planning and the regeneration and future development of Derby.‌Christine Durrant_Side_100x150

Strategic Director: Christine Durrant 

Phone: 01332 642434


View the structure chart for Communities and Place Directorate