Our directors represent the main directorates at Kent County Council.
Who they are
Find out more about the people who run your council services, including details of their roles, salaries and expenses, through the links below.
View our senior management structure (PDF, 212.7 KB).
View the structure of the top three tiers in Kent County Council (PDF, 175.2 KB).
Strategic and Corporate Support
Head of Paid Service/Corporate Director of Strategic and Corporate Support - David Cockburn
Director of Governance and Law - Geoff Wild
Director of Infrastructure - Rebecca Spore
Director of School Resources - vacant
Director of Strategy, Policy, Relationships and Corporate Assurance - David Whittle
Director of Strategic Business Development and Intelligence - Emma Mitchell
Education and Young People's Service
Corporate Director of Education and Young People's Services - Patrick Leeson
Director of Early Help and Preventative Services - Stuart Collins (Interim)
Director of Education Quality and Standards - Gillian Cawley
Director of Education Planning and Access - Keith Abbott
Social Care, Health and Wellbeing
Corporate Director of Social Care, Health and Wellbeing - Andrew Ireland
Director of Commissioning - Mark Lobban
Director of Specialist Children's Services - Philip Segurola
Director of Older People and Physical Disability - Anne Tidmarsh
Director of Disabled Children, Adult Learning Disability and Mental Health - Penny Southern
Director of Public Health - Andrew Scott-Clark
Growth, Environment and Transport
Corporate Director of Growth, Environment and Transport - Barbara Cooper
Director of Economic Development - David Smith
Director of Highways, Transportation and Waste - Roger Wilkin
Director of Environment, Planning and Enforcement - Katie Stewart
Finance and Procurement
Corporate Director of Finance and Procurement - Andy Wood
Engagement, Organisation Design and Development
Corporate Director of Engagement, Organisation Design and Development - Amanda Beer