Council Departments

Chief ExecutiveDavid Scholes

David Scholes is Chief Executive of NHDC.

David started his career in the Council as Group Manager for Planning in 2002 and took on a number of roles. After eight years David received his promotion to Director of Planning, Housing and Enterprise where he held responsibility for Planning, Housing, Environmental Health, Careline and Community Safety.

David was appointed as interim Chief Executive of the Council in February 2012 and the Employment Committee confirmed David's appointment as permanent on the 6 September 2012.

The Council's Communications Team report directly to David Scholes.

Service Directorates

The rest of the Council is organised into six Service Directorates:

  • Resources
  • Regulatory
  • Place
  • Customers
  • Legal and Community
  • Commercial

The Management Structure of the Council can be found in Section 12 of the Council's Constitution and can be downloaded below.

PDF icon Senior Management Organisation Chart136.39 KB