Executive Director Environment

City of London Corporation
Salary circa £200,000

The City of London has been a centre for settlement, trade, commerce and ceremony since the Roman period and boasts global historic significance. As the world’s top financial centre, it is recognised as an international leader - now and for the future. Through engagement with our dynamic Members, staff, business leaders, volunteers, and residents, our new Corporate Plan and People Strategy are paving the way for the fantastic five years ahead, making us one of the most exciting and rewarding propositions in the country.


We are now seeking a visible, energetic and passionate leader to join our outstanding executive leadership team as we work towards becoming world class in all we do. This is a truly unique role leading a wide range of high-profile services. Our outstanding award-winning Planning and Development Unit, and City Plan, promise to set a new direction, enhancing the City’s offering whilst leading the fight against climate change.

With over 11,000 acres of open space including Epping Forest, Hampstead Heath, West Ham Park, and over 180 in the Square Mile, the Executive Director will ensure the 47 million visitors to our open spaces enjoy our iconic parks, heaths, woodlands and commons. As a true ambassador for the Square Mile and the City Corporation, the post holder is also accountable for operations including trading standards and licencing, delivery of port health and animal health services across London; and delivering the City’s street cleansing, highway maintenance and road safety management services.


For further details, please click on the role profile and useful links below, or for more information please contact Penny Ransley (07549 233685) or Jo Boardman (07834 030501).

ROLE PROFILE     Structure Chart    

Closing Date: 22nd March 2024

Meeting to agree Longlist: w/c 1st April 2024

Technical Interviews: w/c 15th April 2024

Meeting to agree Shortlist: w/c 22nd April 2024

Final Panel Interviews: w/c 29th April 2024

Useful Links
Green Spaces VIEW
Rewards and Wellbeing VIEW
Climate Action Plan VIEW