People

Cllr John Stephenson (Chipstead, Hooley & Woodmansterne)

A Chipstead resident for 40 years, on retirement from my profession as an accountant in 2007, I was elected to the Borough Council.As a Councillor, I have served on the Planning and Overview and Scrutiny Committees, overseeing the key financial and development policies of the Council. I have also served as Deputy Mayor for two years.

Cllr Ros Mill (Kingswood & Burgh Heath)

Ros has lived in Kingswood for almost 30 years. During this time she raised a family, has been involved with various local groups and committees and works part time as the Marketing Director for a local Prep School. Elected a Councillor 8 years ago, Ros is a member of the Executive with the Portfolio for Leisure and Wellbeing.“I know this area well.

Crispin Blunt

Crispin Blunt was born in 1960 and was educated at Wellington College and The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, where he won the Queen's Medal, gaining a Regular Commission. He read Politics at the University of Durham between 1981 and 1984, where he was elected President of the Union Society in 1983. In 1991 he gained an MBA at Cranfield University School of Management.

Barbara Thomson - Earlswood & Reigate South

My name is Barbara Thomson I have been County Councillor for Earlswood and South Reigate for 4 years (after the death of my dear friend and colleague Frances King) and Borough Councillor for Earlswood and Whitebushes for approximately 9 years.

Ken Gulati (Banstead, Woodmansterne & Chipstead)

Ken Gulati has lived in the area for most of his adult life. He is married with grown-up children and grandchildren. He runs his own practice locally as a legal aid solicitor and advocate. Professionally he has a close independent knowledge of the work of social services.

Cty Cllr Barbara Thomson (Earlswood & Reigate South; Earlswood & Whitebushes)

Barbara Thomson has been a resident of Earlswood and Whitebushes for the last 10 years, Borough Councillor for her area since 2007, and was elected as County Councillor for the Earlswood & Reigate South division in 2013.Born in London Barbara moved to Whitebushes 10 years ago she has five children, six granddaughters and one great-granddaughter.Barbara has worked tirelessly for the community both before she became an elected Councillor and afterwards.  She works part-time in Reigate as an office manager.

Bob Gardner (Merstham & Banstead South)

Bob Gardner has been your County Councillor for 4 years and has made enormous improvements. He has lived in Surrey for some 32 years with his wife.  He was born and educated in London.  He has four grown up children and three grandchildren.

Jeff Harris (Tadworth, Walton & Kingswood)

Following a successful career in Policing, where one personal initiative was the introduction of CCTV onto London’s Buses, he attained the rank of Chief Superintendent.

Zully Grant-Duff (Reigate)

Zully and her husband Andrew have lived in the Borough of Reigate and Banstead for 29 years years, initially in Redhill and for the last 18 years in Reigate.