Corporate Management team

Information about the Corporate Management team.

Corporate Management team (CMT)

Chief ExecutiveLorraine McMillan
Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Corporate and Community ServicesCaroline Innes
Chief Officer of East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership Integration Joint BoardJulie Murray
Director of EducationMark Ratter
Director of EnvironmentAndrew Cahill
Chief Financial OfficerMargaret McCrossan

The Chief Executive and CMT work closely with councillors to deliver the following:


Working with elected members to ensure strong and visible leadership and direction, encouraging and enabling managers to motivate and inspire their teams.

Strategic direction

Ensuring all staff understand and adhere to the strategic aims of the organisation and follow the direction set by the elected members.

Policy advice

Acting as the principal policy advisers to the elected members of the council to lead the development of workable strategies which will deliver the political objectives set by the councillors.


Leading and developing strong partnerships across the local community to achieve improved outcomes and better public services for local people.

Operational management

Overseeing financial and performance management, risk management, people management and change management within the council.

Last modified on 25 May 2021