Team / Who we are

The senior finance team are:

  • Greg Pike - who is the Head of Corporate Finance and is responsible for corporate finance and systems.
  • Andrew Reeve - who is responsible for business partnering- People.
  • Hayley Corke - who is responsible for business partnering- Communities, Regeneration and Culture
  • Gillian Clelland - who is responsible for business partnering Resources and Strategy.

The Business Partners are supported by Group Accountants who are responsible for the day-to-day management of their teams and the development of their staff.

The following is a summary of what each Group does:

People
The current function for this team is that it supports the adults, children’s and public health service area. They provide direct financial support to schools and other educational establishments with delegated budgets. Under this recruitment, this team is being split in two, with one side concentrating on adults and public health, the other children’s and education. 

Communities, Regeneration and Culture
This team supports two Directorates. Communities covers Civic Pride and Housing, including the HRA, whilst Regeneration and Culture includes Regeneration, Planning, Property Services, alongside Leisure and Culture through our provider Vision. The team also support the client side for a number of Council owned companies. 

Resources & Strategy
This team supports a variety of service areas for both Resources and Strategy Directorates. The areas for resources include Assurance, Finance, Revenues, Benefits and Transactional Centre, and Information Technology. The service areas for strategy are; communications, customer services, director of strategy, change and business intelligence. Furthermore the team provide the finance function for the East London Waste Authority, (ELWA).