Waverley Borough Council Interim Managing Director Tom Horwood
Leader of Waverley Borough Council, Julia Potts and Tom Horwood

Published Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Tom Horwood’s appointment as Interim Managing Director and Head of Paid Service was confirmed yesterday (Tuesday 18 July) at a meeting of full council.

Tom Horwood, who will join Waverley on 1 August 2017, said: “I am very honoured to be invited to take on this role at Waverley Borough Council. This is a challenging time for public services. I am looking forward to working with councillors, colleagues and the community to deliver improvements for local residents and businesses.”

Mr Horwood, Executive Director for East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council has been in the post since 2010. He has held senior roles in both district and unitary councils. Mr Horwood has also held several non-executive positions such as chair of an award-winning national medical charity, governor of South Downs College and a member of the Enterprise M3 European Funding Committee.