Chief Executive

Chief Executive - Ian Davidson

The Chief Executive is responsible for the Council as Head of Paid Service, for the effective management of the Authority, for providing advice and guidance on major policy options and for ensuring the effective implementation of Council policies. This includes responsibility for delivery of the most effective service to the public, subject to the resources available, for the determination of corporate objectives and for monitoring performance in the attainment of those objectives.

Working in partnership with Elected Members to provide leadership, vision and strategy direction to the Council and acting as an ambassador for the Council to ensure it is fully engaged with its Stakeholders and communities and fulfilling its community leadership role and Tendring District Council’s key priorities.

Governance - Lisa Hastings

Legal Services

  • Legal advice and guidance

Democratic Services and Elections

Finance & IT - Richard Barrett

Finance, Revenues and Benefits

IT and Corporate Resilience

Partnerships – Anastasia Simpson

People, Performance & Projects

Customer & Commercial

Financial Services



Data Protection

Governance and Legal Services



Human Resources


Contact the Chief Executive's office:

Chief Executive's Office, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton on Sea, Essex, CO15 1SE


Leadership Support Team: Tel: 01255 686007

If you have a complaint please follow the link below for further information and for access to the Complaints Procedure and Form.

How to Complain


Last updated on: 23/02/2023 - 14:58