Council Structure

Malvern Hills District Council shares a Chief Executive and a joint senior management team with Wychavon District Council. Both councils remain independent organisations with their own political structures and district identities.

Having a joint management team allows us to make significant savings while maximising opportunities to work together to deliver a wide range of services to our residents. Malvern Hills District Council Senior Management Team Structure

 

Joint Chief Executive/MD - Jack Hegarty

Chief Executive for Malvern Hills District Council and Managing Director at Wychavon District Council. Leading and directing the workforce to achieve the council's aims, priorities and promises. Representing the council as appropriate at a national, regional and local level. 

Contact details:

Email: jack.hegarty@malvernhills.gov.uk.

Tel: 01684 862197.

  

 

Deputy Chief Executive - Andy Baldwin

Deputising Role for Malvern Hills District Council, and responsible for Finance, Audit, ICT, HR, Performance, Revenues and benefits, Business change, Legal, Property, Malvern Theatres, Lead for MHDC on waste procurement and Car parking.

Contact details:

Email: andy.baldwin@malvernhills.gov.uk.

Tel: 01684 862236

 

Joint Head of Housing and Planning - Gary Williams

Responsible for Housing and Planning services including: Housing services, Development management, Planning policy, Conservation, Heritage matters - natural and built environment, Building control, Planning enforcement and Planning support.

Contact details:

Email: gary.williams@malvernhills.gov.uk.

Tel: 01684 862293.

Gary Williams  

 

Joint Head of Economy and Communities - Phil Merrick 

Responsible for many services such as Economic development, Regeneration, Community development, Waste management, Street scene, Parks, Tourism, Health improvement, Environmental services, Worcestershire Regulatory Services and Land drainage.

Contact details:

Email: phil.merrick@malvernhills.gov.uk.

Tel: 01684 862288.

Phil Merrick  

 

Joint Head of Strategy, Democratic and Customer Services - Currently vacant

Provides council wide direction and strategy. Responsible for Strategy and Communications, Councillor Support, Customer Services, Democratic Services, Elections,Graphics and Community Engagement. Activities include managing the council’s performance against our priorities and promises; supporting our councillors in their council and community roles and making sure residents receive excellent customer service through our contact centres and website.

Contact details:

Email: 

Tel:

Staff structure

The council employs around 170 staff currently. The staff structure and salary grades can be viewed below.

Political structure