Corporate Director: Community, Well-being & Environment

Linda CollisLinda Draycott

Key Responsibilities:

The Directorate comprises: Waste and Recycling Collection, Operational Services, Community Safety, Cultural & Leisure Services, Children and Young People, Parks and Green Spaces, Countryside and Conservation Services, Emergency Planning, Media, Web and Digital Services.

Linda is also the corporate lead on income generation/commercialism and localism.


  • BA (Hons) 2:1 English and French University of Lancaster
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration University of Birmingham

Career Information:

Linda Draycott became Head of Community and Partnership Services in October 2007 and Director in 2009. Prior to that she was a Senior Constituency Manager at Birmingham City Council where her career began in 1984 as a community development worker. Undertaking a variety of senior management roles in leisure and cultural services, libraries, community development and devolution and localisation projects Linda joined Wyre Forest in 2007.


£75,213 (April 2018)


Reimbursement of business mileage at 40p per mile; discounted membership of Places for People, available to all council staff; payment of professional membership subscription.

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