Executive Directors

Who the Senior Management team are and what they are responsible for.

The Senior Management team are the senior managers responsible for running the council.

The team has a Chief Executive and four Executive Directors who are each responsible for an area in the council called a directorate.  The directorates are Communities, Care and Safeguarding, Resources, and Growth and Regeneration.

Transitional Corporate Structure

Directorates and Executive Directors


Alison Comley is the Executive Director of Communities.

Responsible for:

  • Homes and landlord services 
  • Community services 
  • Commercialisation

email: alison.comley@bristol.gov.uk
call: 0117 353 7860

Care and Safeguarding

Jacqui Jensen is the acting Executive Director of Care and Safeguarding.

Responsible for:

  • Adult Social Care 
  • Children's Services 
  • Educational Improvement

email: jacqui.jensen@bristol.gov.uk
call: 0117 357 6390


Denise Murray is the acting Executive Director of Resources.

Responsible for:

  • Finance 
  • Legal and Democratic Services
  • Policy, Strategy and ICT 
  • HR, Workforce and Organisational Design 

email: denise.murray@bristol.gov.uk
call: 0117 357 6255

Growth and Regeneration

Colin Molton is the interim Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration.

Responsible for:

  • City Growth, Investment and Infrastructure including Culture
  • Planning
  • Transport 

email: colin.molton@bristol.gov.uk