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:
Jim Lamond, Head of Council Resources
Fiona Robertson, Head of Education
Heads of Service reporting to Monica Patterson:
Douglas Proudfoot, Head of Development
Tom Reid, Head of Infrastructure
Sharon Saunders, Head of Communities and Partnerships
East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership
Alison MacDonald, Head of Access and Older People Services (NHS)
Judith Tait, Acting Head of Children and Adult Services