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Cllr Tim Oliver

Tim Oliver

Leader of Surrey County Council 


Tim has held non-executive roles on a wide range of company boards as well not-for-profit boards in charities, education and in local government. Tim is actively involved in the Charity sector as Vice President and previous Chairman of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, and formerly Chairman of Trustees for Working Families. He also chairs the Esher Sixth Form College Board. Tim currently chairs the Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System Board which has responsibility for delivering healthcare services in Surrey. A key focus is to drive closer integration with Surrey County Council, particularly in the area of health and social care.

Tim was first elected to Elmbridge Borough in 1999 and served Esher for 20 years. He was elected as Elmbridge Borough Council Leader in 2016, elected to Surrey County Council in 2017 and as the Leader of Surrey County Council in 2018. He stood down as Leader for Elmbridge Borough Council and then as an Elmbridge Borough Councillor in 2019, to focus on his County Council responsibilities. As Leader of Surrey County Council, along with the CEO, he has set the organisation on a journey of transformation and championed a bold ‘Vision for 2030’ for Surrey and its residents, to make sure everyone in the community is supported, allowed to thrive and to make sure no one is left behind.

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