Elaine Melrose

Elaine Melrose

Group Director of Resources

Elaine is one of Scotland’s most experienced public sector executives, having undertaken a range of senior roles since beginning her local authority career in 1984. She joined Wheatley in 2013, having previously been Executive Director for Housing, Environmental and Economic Development at West Dunbartonshire Council and continues to serve on the UK National Council of the Association for Public Sector Excellence. Her previous executive roles and responsibilities have ranged from developing organisational culture to creating sustainable business models for key services and establishing a framework with partners to facilitate effective long-term financial, investment and resource planning. Through the Wheatley Solutions subsidiary, she is responsible for providing a  range of business-critical support services, including ICT,  legal, procurement, business solutions and the customer service centre, that create a solid platform for the group to deliver outstanding customer service.

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