Chief officers

The Corporate Management Team has seven chief officers and is led by the Chief Executive. The role of CMT is to give direction to the County Council as one organisation, determining its strategic objectives and policies. It is also jointly accountable for the County Council’s activities to third parties and stakeholders, taking decisions on behalf of the organisation.


Carolyn Williamson

Chief Executive

Carolyn Williamson's Responsibilities

Graham Allen

Director of Adults' Health and Care and Deputy Chief Executive

Graham Allen's Responsibilities

Stuart Ashley

Director of Children's Services

Stuart Ashley's Responsibilities

Patrick Blogg

Director of Universal Services

Patrick Blogg's Responsibilities

Jac Broughton

Director of People and Organisation

Jac Broughton's Responsibilities

Rob Carr

Director of Corporate Operations and Deputy Chief Executive

Rob Carr's Responsibilities

Gary Westbrook

Director of Hampshire 2050 and Assistant Chief Executive

Gary Westbrook's Responsibilities

Senior officer roles

The role of the Corporate Management Team is to lead the officers who work for the County Council, provide the strategic overview for the work of the Council, and manage the many various operational services for which the Council is responsible.