Senior management structure

Senior Leadership Team

The Chief Executive, Director of Corporate Services and the Director of People and Place make up the senior leadership team in Eden.

Chief Executive

This position is vacant.

Director of Corporate Services

This position is vacant.

Director of People and Place

Director of People and Place - Les ClarkLes Clark was appointed as Director of People and Place in September 2019.

Before joining Eden, Les worked for nearly ten years at Sunderland City Council as Head of Streetscene then Chief Operating Officer for Place, where he was responsible for services including planning, property, environment and public protection as well as leading major development projects such as the Northern Spire bridge.

Prior to that Les headed the Sustainability Unit at Newcastle City Council dealing with climate change, energy and waste management.

He spent his early career at Hull City Council initiating their joint waste strategy with the East Riding of Yorkshire and developing regeneration, land reclamation and flood protection schemes with a variety of partners.


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