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 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


Patsy Mellor is the Acting 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