Angela Leitch

Chief Executive

East Lothian Council


Angela Leitch was appointed Chief Executive of East Lothian Council in September 2011.  As the Council’s most senior officer, she provides overall leadership in developing the strategic direction of East Lothian Council, in close partnership with Elected Members.

Prior to this role, Angela was Chief Executive with Clackmannanshire Council and has also held senior roles with The City of Edinburgh Council and West Lothian Council.

Angela is a recent past Chair of SOLACE Scotland: the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers.  She is SOLACE Scotland’s policy lead on Children and Young People and fulfils several roles nationally in the fields of education, child protection and early years, including membership of the Schools National Programme Board.

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