Our Strategic Leadership Team

Our staff are committed to providing high quality, customer-focused services by working efficiently and in partnership.

Our Strategic Leadership Team includes our Chief Executive and three Directors. They support elected Members to set the strategic direction of South Norfolk Council and ensure we can continue to provide services that lie at the heart of our communities and that matter locally to you.


Sandra Dinneen
Chief Executive 

Email: chiefexec@s-norfolk.gov.uk

Service areas: Business Improvement; Communities; Digital and Marketing; Early Intervention; Elections; Housing and Public Health; Organisational Development.


Tim Horspole
Director of Growth and Localism

Email: thorspole@s-norfolk.gov.uk

Service areas: Conservation and Design, Customer Services; Development Management; Economic Development; Enforcement; Food Safety; Licensing; Planning Policy; Revenues and Benefits.


Debbie Lorimer
Director of Business Development

Email: dlorimer@s-norfolk.gov.uk

Service areas: Accountancy; Audit; CNC Building Control; Democratic Services; Finance; Human Resources; IT; Property; Procurement.


Dave Fergus
Director of Commercialisation 

Email: dfergus@s-norfolk.gov.uk

Service areas: Environmental Services; Leisure Services; Waste and Recycling.