Corporate management team

The management of Inverclyde Council is led by our Chief Executive, Louise Long. The operational structure is divided into three directorates providing a wealth of services to the public.

  • Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP)
  • Education, Communities & Organisational Development
  • Environment, Regeneration & Resources

Register of officer interests

The Council’s Corporate Management Team complete a register of interests which is updated regularly and at least every year.

The purpose of the register is to identify potential conflicts of interest when officers are making decisions. This register is available for inspection by auditors and senior managers and it is also available to the public.

Senior staff salaries

The salaries of senior staff at the Council are published each year in the annual accounts.  There is a link on this page that will take you to the latest edition and previous copies of the accounts.

Corporate Management Team Register of Interests
Name Position Remuneration outside of the Council Contracts with the Council Material Holdings in Shares and Securities Non-financial interests Date of informaiton provided
Louise Long Chief Executive None None None

Director and member of Young Scot Enterprise.

Member of UNISON.

Member of Social Work Scotland.

Member of SOLACE (Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers).

Member of Glasgow City Region Partnership.

Local Government Benchmarking (SOLACE representative) – Framework Governance Group 

Children & Families National Leadership Group – Chair.
25 April 2023
Stuart Jamieson Director of Environment and Regeneration None None None

Director of Supplier Development Programme.

Member of UNISON.
31 March 2023
Ruth Binks Director of Education, Communities and Organisational Development Occasional royalties collected by Phonographic Performance Ltd None None

Co-opted Member of Learning, Teaching and Qualifications Committee West College Scotland.

Member of the Association of Directors of Education Scotland.

Member of the West Partnership Board (Regional Improvement Collaborative).

Member of the Scottish Attainment Challenge Programme Board.

Member of Inverclyde Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund Strategic partnership group.

Member of UNISON.
17 March 2023
Kate Rocks Director of Inverclyde Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) None None None None 4 April 2023
Jonathan Hinds Head of Children’s Services (HSCP) and Chief Social Work Officer None None None None 16 March 2023
Morna Rae Interim Head of Organisational Development, Policy and Communications None None None

Justice of the Peace with the Judiciary of Scotland.

Volunteer Youth Leader with Girls' Brigade Scotland.

Member of UNISON.

25 May 2023
Alan Puckrin Chief Financial Officer None None None

Member of Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA) Scottish Directors of Finance.

Member of CIPFA

Member of Mountaineering Scotland.

Member of John Muir Trust.

Member of Hostelling Scotland.
16 March 2023
Iain Strachan Head of Legal, Democratic, Digital and Customer Services None None None

Chair of Board of Trustees, Trustee and member of Muirhouse Housing Association.

Member of the Law Society of Scotland.

Member of Executive of SOLAR (Society of Local Authority Lawyers and Administrators in Scotland).
25 April 2023