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Frances Rutter

Epsom & Ewell Borough Council

As Chief Executive of Epsom & Ewell Borough Council, Frances Rutter is responsible for 300 employees delivering over 200 services. This includes accountability, in the last year, for the collection of 13,130 tonnes of kerbside recycling, 260 food hygiene inspections, emergency housing for 150 families, the regulation of over 200 licenced establishments and a herd of cattle grazing Epsom Common! As Returning Officer, Frances also has responsibility for ensuring the regions elections are run correctly.

Frances, who was previously Assistant Chief Executive at Elmbridge Borough Council, was appointed Chief Executive to Epsom & Ewell Borough Council in 2009, becoming only the fifth person to take up the post in the authority’s 77-year history.

 Cllr Humphreys

Cllr Humphreys

Reigate and Banstead Borough Council

I have been in the Financial Service industry advising high net worth clients for the past 26 years.  My career started with being a man from the Pru. After which I worked for a Global Bank, HSBC, as an Independent Financial Adviser.  Following a long employment with them, I became an equity owner and IFA for a National IFA company.

Our company utilises 21st century technology to conduct our business following the recent over haul through the Retail Distribution Review.  We offer a fee based advisory service through all channels of communication.

My wife and myself also have 2 further Businesses, a cost management & procurement company and Cardiacaid distributing Defibrillators.

As a Councillor I am involved with the local community including representing my constituents, helping events and safe guarding Banstead as a Village.