Officers & Staff

Adam Keppel-Garner, Knutsford Town Clerk

Adam Keppel-Garner MILCM

Town Clerk, RFO and Town Centre Manager

Adam joined the Town Council in 2012, starting as Deputy Town Clerk. He oversees all council operations and directly clerks the Operations, Personnel and Neighbourhood Plan committees. Adam manages the Indoor Market and as Town Centre Manager works with the business community to promote the town.  As responsible financial officer, Adam manages the council’s budget and day-to-day finances.

Contact Adam:
01565 653 929 – 07896 669 042


Lisa Benskin

Lisa Benskin MILCM

Deputy Town Clerk
Working Days: Monday to Thursday 

Lisa joined the Town Council as Deputy Town Clerk in 2014 with responsibility for the Environment and Events Committees. Lisa oversees matters such as the Christmas Events, Town Awards, Town Ranger service, Town maintenance and Allotments. Lisa also clerks the majority of Planning Committee meetings.

Contact Lisa:
01565 653 929 – 07964 426 947

Clare Stuart-West

Clare Stuart-West

Mayor’s PA
Working Days: Monday and Tuesday

Clare supports the Town Mayor in their duties through coordinating civic invitations and organising the Mayor’s fundraising events, including the annual Civic Ball. Clare supports Adam and Lisa in their roles undertaking the general administration of the Town Council and event organisation.

Contact Clare:
01565 653 929

Sarah Morgan

Sarah Morgan

Admin Assistant
Working Days: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 

Sarah supports Adam and Lisa by undertaking the general administration of the Town Council from supporting event organisation, helping promote the Market Hall and liaison with Cheshire East Council on maintenance issues.

Robin White

Robin White

Town Ranger

Robin’s mission is to make Knutsford a cleaner and tidier place. He undertakes a wide range of duties from litter-picking, bench refurbishment, tending to Wallwood, cleaning roadsigns and much more. If you spot a grot spot in town it could be something Robin could help with!

Alan Bolshaw

Alan Bolshaw

Market Hall Cleaner

Local market trader Alan runs the fruit and veg stall at Knutsford Market Hall. He is employed by the Town Council to keep the market clean and tidy as well as reporting general day-to-day issues to the office and maintaining the information stand.