Chief Executive and Executive Management Team

Chief Executive

The Chief Executive has overall responsibility for Council employees, and operates in conjunction with department heads.

Our Chief Executive is Dr Carolyn Wilkins OBE.

Executive Management Team

The Executive Management Team comprises Oldham Council’s most senior officers.

EMT provides managerial leadership of the Council and supports Elected Members of the Council in:

  • Developing strategies
  • Identifying and planning resources
  • Delivering plans
  • Reviewing the Authority’s effectiveness with the overall objective of delivering a co-operative future where everyone does their bit to create a confident and ambitious borough

The team works together to achieve the most effective services possible for the Borough’s diverse communities.

It also ensures that Oldham plays a full part in national, regional and sub-regional activities.

EMT Members

  • Chief Executive – Dr Carolyn Wilkins OBE
  • Executive Director Corporate and Commercial Services  – Ray Ward
  • Executive Director Economy, Skills and Neighbourhoods – Helen Lockwood
  • Executive Director Health and Wellbeing – Maggie Kufeldt

Chief Executive Carolyn Wilkins.

Chief Executive Carolyn Wilkins OBE

Slt structure sept 2017

Chief Executive's Office
Tel 0161 770 4190