How we are organised

Council services

The Council has five main service areas

Chief Executive, Andrew Kerr
Communications, Strategy and Insight, and the Chief Social Worker/Safer and Stronger Communities service, including advice and assistance on welfare rights and criminal justice services.

Communities and Families - Executive Director, Alistair Gaw
Education and Schools, Early Years, Lifelong Learning, Libraries and Community Centres, Children's Social Services and School Estate Planning.

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership - Chief Officer, Rob McCulloch-Graham
Health and Social Care partnership for the City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian, through the Integration Joint Board (IJB), including Adult Social Work and providing care for people in their own homes or in nursing homes.

Place - Executive Director, Paul Lawrence
Economic Development, Transport and Planning, Culture, Environment and Waste, Housing and Regulatory Services and Localities.

Resources - Executive Director, Stephen Moir
Human Resources (HR), Finance and Commercial, Customer Services, Business Support, Legal, Audit and Risk, Information Technology (IT) and Property and Facilities Management.

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