Geoff has been Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service for Brighton & Hove City Council Executive since 2015. He began his career with Brighton & Hove City Council in 2010 as Director of Environment, Development & Housing accountable for the commissioning and delivery of Housing, Regeneration, Planning & Building Control, Transport, Waste Management & Parks services.

Previously Geoff worked for the Mayor for London as Director of Design, Strategy & Planning at the London Development Agency.  Before then he worked for the Housing Corporation as Assistant Director of Investment and National Housing Investment Programme Manager.  This followed a spell at HM Treasury supporting the work of the Treasury Management Board.

As Director of Environmental Policy and Performance at London Borough of Brent, Geoff commissioned environmental services and led the Wembley Stadium regeneration project.  He is a professional town planner and commenced his professional career at Surrey County Council.