Your Council Officers

Town Clerk Dr Martin Ayres

is the Council's Chief Executive responsible for strategic management and development. Martin is also clerk to the De Moulham Trust.


Assets and Compliance Manager Ms Gail Percival

has overall responsibility for the management of the Council’s estates (buildings and grounds) together with a range of Council services, including parks and gardens, play areas, cemeteries and public conveniences. Gail also plays an important role in developing and delivering the Council’s capital programme, as well as facilitating the procurement of external services and management of contracts.


Finance Manager Miss Alison Spencer

prepares the Council’s Final Accounts, and is responsible for reporting financial information to Council Meetings.


Visitor Services and Business Development Manager  Mr Culvin Milmer

is responsible for the management of the Swanage Information Centre and the business assets maintained within the Visitor Services Department of the Town Council, including the Beach Gardens Sports Park, Beach Huts, and the Boat Park.      


Planning and Community Engagement Manager Miss Niki Clark

is responsible for the Town Council’s administration section, and oversees the production of the Council’s public relations material, including newsletters and maintenance of the Council’s website and social media presence. She assists the Town Clerk in the administration of Council business, implementation of Council policy, and in the management of the Town Council’s charitable trusts. She is also responsible for the Council's Planning and Consultation Committee.