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Corporate Management Team

Executive Heads of Service for Place

From 1 October 2022, the Executive Heads are responsible for these functions across both Guildford Borough Council and Waverley Borough Council:


Executive Head of Assets and Property: Marieke van der Reijden

  • property and land assets
  • engineers
  • facilities

Executive Head of Planning Development: Claire Upton-Brown

  • planning applications
  • planning enforcement
  • planning integration and improvement

Executive Head of Regeneration and Planning Policy: Abi Lewis

  • corporate capital projects
  • economic development
  • housing delivery
  • planning policy, design, conservation and transport
  • regeneration

Executive Head of Regulatory Services: Richard Homewood

  • air quality
  • corporate health and safety
  • emergency planning
  • environmental health and crime
  • food safety
  • licensing
  • private sector housing