Craven District Council

Craven District Council

Corporate Leadership Team

Contact the leadership team at Craven District Council.

Paul Shevlin

Paul Shevlin  2014

Chief Executive


Paul Ellis

Paul Ellis 2012
Director of Services

Services: Planning and Regeneration; Environmental Health; Waste Management; ICT; Partnerships & Engagement; Asset Management


David Smurthwaite

 David Smurthwaite 2012
Strategic Manager, Planning and Regeneration

Services: Planning; Economic Development; Museums/Arts; Leisure; Housing


Nicola Chick

Nicola Chick
Strategic Manager, Financial Services, (Section 151 Officer)

Nicola is responsible for the Financial Management of the Council, Payroll, Exchequer Services, Risk, Insurance, Procurement, Value For Money (VFM), Performance Management and Internal Audit.