East Lothian Council

Council Departments

Who we are and what we do

John Muir House, Haddington

The Council's most senior official is the Chief Executive, Angela Leitch.

There are two depute Chief Executives who each head up a department.

  • Alex McCrorie, Depute Chief Executive – Resources and People Services
  • Monica Patterson, Depute Chief Executive – Partnerships and Community Services

Heads of Service reporting to Alex McCrorie:

  • Sharon Saunders, Head of Adult and Children’s Wellbeing
  • Jim Lamond, Head of Council Resources
  • Fiona Robertson, Head of Education  

Heads of Service reporting to Monica Patterson:

  • Douglas Proudfoot, Head of Development
  • Ray Montgomery, Head of Infrastructure
  • Tom Shearer, Head of Communities and Partnerships 

East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership

  • David Small, Director of East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership

East Lothian Council, John Muir House, Haddington, East Lothian, EH41 3HA

Telephone: 01620 827827

East Lothian Council, John Muir House Brewery Park Haddington East Lothian EH41 3HA.