Gary Westbrook

Gary Westbrook

Gary Westbrook

Director of Hampshire 2050 and Assistant Chief Executive

The Director of Hampshire 2050 and Assistant Chief Executive is responsible for leading the development of Hampshire County Council’s strategy in relation to the regeneration and growth of Hampshire, focusing on the ambitions for Hampshire 'as a place'. This includes protecting and growing Hampshire’s strong, vibrant, and successful local economy, and ensuring the County remains a place where residents and businesses can flourish now and into the future.

Responsibilities:

  • Cross-cutting and emerging priorities for Hampshire County Council
  • Economic Development and Skills strategies for the organisation, focusing on the future needs of the county and the council.
  • The development of the council’s Cultural Strategy to enrich Hampshire, celebrate our heritage and future, and working closely with partners to encourage tourism, improved health and wellbeing.
  • Development of the council’s Strategic Asset Strategy focused on the Strategic Land Programme and ensuring our asset portfolio is fit for purpose.