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Senior Management Team

Find out who is in our Senior Management Team, and what they're responsible for

Our Management Team

Our structure is organised around the main services we deliver.

Our Management Team consists of the Chief Executive and three Executive Directors (two of these posts are currently vacant).

A copy of their full job descriptions can be found at the bottom of this page.

Chief Executive - Lorraine Gore

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Our Chief Executive has overall corporate management and operations of the council.

They provide professional advice to all parties in the decision making process, including:

  • Cabinet
  • Overview and Scrutiny
  • Full Council
  • other committees

They are responsible for a system of record keeping (with the Monitoring Officer) for all local authority decisions (executive or otherwise).

They're also responsible for:

  • legal services - freedom in information/data protection
  • performance management and performance review
  • corporate strategy
  • policy
  • communications
  • graphics and printing
  • personnel
  • training and development
  • democratic services
  • elections and electoral registration
  • sewerage provision and drainage control
  • neighbourhood nuisance (anti - social behaviour and community safety)
  • grants to outside bodies
  • staff welfare
  • hate crime complaints
  • ICT and the council website
  • West Norfolk Partnership
  • Council Information Centre
  • Care and Repair
  • Careline
  • King's Lynn Town Hall and Stories of Lynn
  • housing needs / standards
  • financial services
  • revenues and benefits
  • internal audit
  • planning control
  • planning enforcement
  • planning policy
  • transport and car park strategy
  • conservation
  • countryside and landscape management
  • building regulations (CNC Building Control)
  • public safety building control
  • food safety
  • health and safety
  • licensing
  • emergency planning
  • air and land quality
  • health improvement
  • business continuity
  • Tourist Information Centres
  • sport grounds, pavilions and pitches
  • public open space including grounds maintenance
  • street cleansing services and public conveniences
  • street lighting (where not Norfolk County Council) and street furniture
  • abandoned vehicles
  • waste management (refuse and recycling)
  • town centre management
  • car parks and markets
  • bus stations in King's Lynn and Hunstanton
  • burial and cremation Services
  • CCTV
  • leisure and play areas


Executive Director - Oliver Judges

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Oliver Judges is responsible for:

  • strategic housing
  • museums and heritage
  • culture
  • asset management
  • regeneration
  • tourism marketing and development
  • procurement (tenders / contracts)
  • companies and housing delivery