Chief Executive

Gill Kneller

Chief Executive

East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council

Tel: 01730 234004


Gill has held a number of senior strategic leadership positions in local government across the South of England. She has a strong track record of delivery on behalf of the councils and communities she works for.

Gill has been at the forefront of developing and delivering commercial approaches to all aspects of local authority services including the use of diverse models such as companies, joint ventures and partnerships.

Gill has extensive experience of leading teams to develop the necessary culture, skills, attitudes and behaviours to enable effective delivery of projects, programmes and excellent core services.

She is an Environmental Health Officer by profession and holds a number of post graduate qualifications including a Certificate in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, a Diploma in Management Studies, a Master’s Degree in Risk Management and a Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Law.