How Lambeth Council is organised

Find out about the vision for Lambeth Council and how we are organised, including where services sit and our management structure with names of directors and key officers.

Five main directorates & senior managers

The organisation now has five main directorates. They represent the five key functional areas of the council.

  • Children's Services
  • Adults and Health
  • Resident Services
  • Sustainable Growth and Opportunity
  • Finance and Investment

See below for information on the structure of the directorates and the senior managers of each.

Senior management structure chart

Statutory roles

  • Section 151 Officer is Christina Thompson, Director of Finance & Property
  • Monitoring Officer is Tasnim Shawkat, Director of Legal and Governance (Interim)
  • Head of Paid Service is Andrew Travers, Chief Executive
  • Statutory Director of Children's Services is Merlin Joseph, Strategic Director of Childrens Services
  • Statutory Director of Adult's Social Services is Fiona Connolly, Executive Director of Adult Social Care
  • Statutory Scrutiny Officer is Wayne Chandai, Head of the Chief Executive’s Office and Democratic Services Manager
  • Statutory Data Protection Officer is Matt Ginn, Head of Information Governance
  • Statutory Director of Public Health is Ruth Hutt, Director of Public Health

Find out about statutory roles in local authorities