Officers & Staff

The Town Council employs two full time and five part time members of staff. You can see our staffing structure here: Town Council Staffing Structure.

Adam Keppel-Green, Town Clerk

Adam Keppel-Green PSLCC

Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Adam joined the Town Council in 2012, starting as Deputy Town Clerk. He oversees all council matters and clerks the Assets, Personnel, Finance and Neighbourhood Plan committees. As RFO, Adam manages the councils finances.

Contact Adam:
01565 653 929 – 07896 669 042

Lisa Benskin

Lisa Benskin PSLCC

Deputy Town Clerk

Lisa joined the Town Council as Deputy Town Clerk in 2014 with responsibility for the Environment, Events and Planning committees. Lisa oversees the organisation of town events including the Christmas Market, Knutsford Music Festival and the Town Awards. Lisa also manages the Town Ranger service, town maintenance and Allotments.

Contact Lisa:
01565 653 929 – 07964 426 947

Sandra Curties, Town Centre Manager

Sandra Curties

Town Centre Manager
Part-Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  

Sandra joined the Town Council in 2017. Sandra’s role is to develop communications between the business community, support economic vitality of the town centre and to run the Market Hall.

Contact Sandra:
01565 653 929 – 07497 040 501

Annabel Irvine, Mayor's PA

Annabel Irvine

Mayor’s PA
Part-Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  

Annabel joined the Town Council in 2017 and supports the Town Mayor’s duties co-ordinating invitations. Annabel organises a programme of fundraising events to support the Mayor’s chosen charities including an annual Charity Ball. Annabel also supports the organisation of town events and other council projects.  

Contact Annabel:
01565 653 929

Alex Brown, Administration Assistant

Alex Brown

Administration Assistant

Alex joined the Town Council in 2018 and supports the whole team by undertaking a wide range of administration, assisting on council projects and helping coordinate events including the Christmas Market and Music Festival.

Contact Alex:
01565 653 929

Bob Garner, Town Ranger

Bob Garner

Town Ranger

Bob’s mission is to make Knutsford a cleaner and tidier place. They undertake 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 the Town Ranger can help with!

Kimberley O'Neil

Steph Chadwick

Market Hall Cleaner

Steph keeps the market clean and tidy as well as reporting general day-to-day issues to the office and maintaining the information stand.

Pay Multiples (April 2019)

In accordance with the Local Government Transparency code, the council publishes the pay multiple: the ratio between the median and highest paid members of staff based on full time equivalent salaries. The Council’s pay multiple is 1.79.

The highest salary (FTE) is £38,813 per annum and the lowest £17,364.