Council managers

The council is managed by the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive and four directors who each have specific responsibilities.

These are:


Chief Executive

Andrew Muter

Head of Paid Service

  • Council Priorities

Deputy Chief Executive

Monitoring Officer

Kirsty Cole

  • Planning Development (Growth)
  • planning Policy
  • Strategic Development (client side)
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Organisational Development (Policy)

S151 Officer

Sanjiv Kohli

  • Democratic Services
  • Revenues and Benefits
  • Financials Service
  • Procurement
  • Assest Management
  • Audit (Client side)
  • Administration Services
  • Organisational Development - Performance
 Matthew Finch


Matthew Finch

  • Heritage, Culture and Visitors
  • Customer Services
  • Communications
  • Information Governance
  • ICT
  • ACTIVE4TODAY Ltd contract management
    (client side)


Karen White

  • Community safety
  • Environmental Health and Licensing
  • Housing Options and Safeguarding
  • HR
  • Legal
  • Strategic Housing
  • Newark and Sherwood Homes (client side)

 Andy Statham


Andy Statham

  • Waste, Litter and Recycling
  • Grounds Maintenance, Parks and Amenities
  • Parking Services
  • Arts & Community Development
  • Economic Development and Tourism Strategy
  • Building Control (client side)

Contact us

Newark and Sherwood District Council
Castle House
Great North Road
NG24 1BY

01636 650000


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