Taryn Eves will join the County Council as Director of Finance and Support Services in early November.
Taryn is currently the Director of Financial Management at Kensington and Chelsea Council and has previously worked in the London Borough of Bexley.
Taryn will bring a strategic and experienced approach to making the most of all the resources the County Council has to deliver their priorities and also to leading the procurement and IT services.
She is a resident of West Sussex and has a strong understanding of the county having lived here for many years.
Becky Shaw, Chief Executive said: “We are looking forward to working with Taryn and welcoming her to the Executive Leadership Team. Taryn’s leadership and experience will be a great asset to West Sussex.”
Taryn Eves said: “Making a difference to people’s lives and their experiences is why I love being part of Local Government and I am excited and feel very privileged to have this opportunity to serve the communities of the county I have called home for the last 20 years. I am looking forward to getting started and being part of the Executive Leadership Team in supporting the delivery of the council commitments to all our residents.”