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Contact key officers

Contact details for all the directors and section heads are listed below. Use the link on the officer's name for details of their main duties.

Name Job title Email address Telephone Main duties
Barry Cooper Communication Officer communication@eden.gov.uk 01768 212137 To manage the Council's Public Relations.
Robert Docherty Assistant Director Environmental Services env.health@eden.gov.uk 01768 212328 Environmental Protection, Housing, Health and Safety, Food Safety and Community Wardens.
Suzanne Fairer Assistant Director Revenues and Benefits rev.ben.man@eden.gov.uk 01768 212214 Housing and Council Tax Benefits, Benefit Investigations, Council Tax, Business Rates and Sundry Debtors.
Robin Hooper Chief Executive chief.exec@eden.gov.uk 01768 212200 Head of Paid Services.
Clive Howey Director of Finance dof@eden.gov.uk 01768 212213 Revenues, Financial Services, Head of Internal Audit, IT Services and Emergency Planning.
Doug Huggon Leisure Services and Communities Manager communities.team@eden.gov.uk 01768 212323 Leisure including Community Engagement, Equalities, Community Safety Partnership and Eden Community Fund.
Kevin Hutchinson Planning Policy Manager loc.plan@eden.gov.uk 01768 212318 Planning Policy, Neighbourhood Planning, Conservation and Trees.
Jane Langston Assistant Director Technical Services engineer@eden.gov.uk 01768 212448 Property and Land Management, Refuse Collection, Recycling Services, Grounds maintenance, Footway Lighting, Street Cleansing, Car Parks and Corporate Health and Safety.
Tony McGuinness Financial Services Manager fin.man@eden.gov.uk 01768 212218 Accountancy and Procurement.
Bibian McRoy Assistant Director Organisational Development human.resources@eden.gov.uk 01768 212210 Employee Relations.
Linda Methven Assistant Director Customer Services and Transformation customer.services@eden.gov.uk 01768 212130 Contact Centre and Alston Local Links.
Matthew Neal Deputy Chief Executive dcls@eden.gov.uk 01768 212450 Legal Services, Corporate Services, Land and Property.
Alaistair Richmond Building Control Manager building.control@eden.gov.uk 01768 212342 Building Control(Building Regulations).
Oliver Shimell Assistant Director Commercial Services communities.manager@eden.gov.uk 01768 212143 Community Development, Economic Development, Corporate Development, Town Centres, Leisure, Tourism.
Lisa Tremble Assistant Director Legal Services dcls@eden.gov.uk  01768 212249 Legal Services, Elections and Democratic Services, Licensing.
Ben Wright  IT Services Manager IT.Manager@eden.gov.uk 01768 212206  IT Services, IS and IT Strategy.
David Wright Planning Services Development Manager planning.services@eden.gov.uk 01768 212388 Development Control (Planning).