Peter Martin, Chairman of SCC

Peter Martin has served as the County Councillor for Godalming South, Milford & Witley since 2005 and is also the Deputy Leader of the County Council with responsibility for business and economic growth.

Peter was educated at Oxford and Durham University and is a qualified accountant. After voluntary service overseas in the Sudan he worked for over 30 years in the International IT Industry in London, Paris and New York.

Peter and his family play an active part in the local community. Peter has served as Mayor of
Godalming, is Chairman of Governors of St Catherine’s School, Bramley, Chairman of the Friends of Oglethorpe, Deputy Chairman of the Godalming Music Festival and worships at Godalming Parish Church.

 
He has worked hard at the County Council to improve local roads with a record level of resurfacing achieved and new energy efficient street lighting installed in most streets.

Peter brings experience, judgement and tenacity to the challenges we face. He seeks the best possible value for the taxpayer. He wants the best education for our children so gives strong support to our schools. At the same time he understands the needs of our elderly and more vulnerable residents.

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Mary Lewis, Cabinet Member for Education

Mary was elected as Surrey  County Councillor for Cobham in May 2013. Prior to that she was a school teacher in the Cobham area and her interest in young people and education informs her work as the Surrey County Council Cabinet Associate for Children, Schools and Families. 

Colin Kemp, Cabinet Member for Highways

Colin was elected to Goldsworth East and Horsell Village in 2013 and since that time has also become a Borough Councillor in Horsell West. He dedicates his time to education, highways and infrastructure issues in both areas and is a strong voice for residents.

Tim Oliver, Property & Business Services

Tim represents Esher on Elmbridge Borough Council and also the Leader of the Conservative Group at the Council. He served as Cabinet Member for Resources from 2011 to 2016. He is married to Debi, a former GP.

Helyn Clack, Cabinet Member for Health

I have been the County Councillor for Dorking Rural for the last twelve years, live in Charlwood with my husband Bryan and brought up my family here.  Over the last four years I have:

Denise Turner Stewart, Cabinet Member for Communities

Denise has served the residents of Spelthorne as a borough councillor for four years and a county councillor for eight years. She manages a small family business, manufacturing and supplying tooling to the civil and defence aviation industry.