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Your Borough Of Poole

Andrew Flockhart

Roles and duties

As Chief Executive, Andrew's role includes:

  • supporting the Leader of the Council and other lead members
  • attending Council and Cabinet meetings
  • head of paid service
  • representing the council to business partners, land owners, the Dorset LEP and others
  • chairing the Management Team.

The Chief Executive and Strategic Directors work with the Leader of the Council and Cabinet to support the priorities of the council:

  • promoting the health and wellbeing of our population especially the most vulnerable
  • ensuring all children and young people have the chance to achieve their full potential
  • promoting Poole’s economic growth and regeneration by attracting investment in business, housing and jobs
  • protecting and enhancing Poole’s beautiful environment in a sustainable way so that it is a great place to live, work and play.


  • Full Council
  • Cabinet.


Chief Executive salary scale: £115,316 p.a. to £126,190 p.a.

Contact Details

Andrew Flockhart
Civic Centre
BH15 2RU

Supporting officer

Ruth Pearson
01202 633001

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