Jack Hegarty - Joint Chief Executive/Managing Director

Jack Hegarty

Contact details:

Telephone: 01386 565400

E-mail: managing.director@wychavon.gov.uk

Key responsibilities:

Head of the Council's paid service and principal policy advisor to the Council. Leading and directing the workforce (circa 220 full time equivalent posts and a net budget of £11m) to achieve the council's aims, priorities and promises. Representing the council as appropriate at a national, regional and local level. Also is Chief Executive of Malvern Hills District Council.


BA (Hons) in Urban and Regional Planning

Bachelor of Town Planning

Professional Bodies:

Corporate Member of Royal Town Planning Institute

Fellow of Chartered Management Institute

Member of Society of Local Authority Chief Executives

Career information:

Jack has had over 30 years local government experience. He has been Managing Director of Wychavon since 2004. He joined Wychavon in 2000 as Head of Planning Services. Before that he held roles in Worthing Borough Council, Horsham District Council and Watford Borough Council.

External roles:

Member of West Mercia local Resilience Forum

Chair of Worcestershire Safer Communities Board

Chair of South Worcestershire Community Safety Partnership

West Midlands Chief Executives Co-ordinating Group

Chairman of the South Wales and Severn Waterways Partnership

Salary band: £118,000 to £127,500

Benefits: SMT car allowance, options for corporate gym membership.