Carolyn Williamson
Carolyn Williamson
Chief Executive
Hampshire CC

Carolyn Williamson became Chief Executive of Hampshire County Council in July 2021. Prior to becoming Deputy Chief Executive of Hampshire County Council in 2017 and Director of Corporate Resources since 2010, Carolyn was Executive Director of Corporate Services and Deputy Chief Executive at Southampton City Council. Prior to that Carolyn was Director of Corporate Services at Inverclyde Council in Scotland prior to which her career covered Finance roles in Local Government and the National Health Service. Carolyn qualified CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy) in 1991. Carolyn was President of CIPFA for 2019/20 and was a Member of CIPFA Council from 2013 until July 2021 following her Past Presidential year. During that time she held Chairmanship roles on the Audit Committee and Student & Members Board, as well as attending and latterly Chairing CIPFA Council and CIPFA Board.