Council Chief Executive

Angela Leitch was appointed Chief Executive in June 2011 and took up her post on 14 September 2011.Angela Leitch

Angela joined East Lothian from Clackmannanshire Council, where she held the post of Chief Executive from February 2009. Prior to this role, Angela was Head of Service with the City of Edinburgh Council, responsible for city-wide services and the development of an innovative new neighbourhood management and governance arrangement.

Angela joined the city council from West Lothian Council where she headed up their corporate support services and change management programmes, developing new models of service delivery in conjunction with partner organisations such as health and the police.

Angela has over 25 years experience in local government having started her career in human resource management and then gaining experience in a range of services, taking up increasingly senior roles at the same time.