Chris Spackman


Chris has over 30 years’ experience in IT and management. He has worked at a senior level in large companies, including American Express, Barclays Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Since retiring in 2014, he has led the completion of Sturminster Newton’s Neighbourhood Plan, has been a Town Councillor, is a governor at Sturminster Newton High School, a business mentor at the University of Southampton department of Electronics and Computer Science, and is working on several community project to help the economy of Sturminster Newton.

See Also

Jane Somper

Deputy Chairman - Finance & Membership
Dorset Councillor for Beacon Ward

Pauline Batstone

Deputy Chairman - Political
Dorset Councillor for Blackmore Ward

Born and brought up on Dorset farms, Pauline Batstone has been active in politics since she was 18. Pauline was elected to Dorset Council in May 2019 and is currently the Chairman of the Council. Having retired in 2009, Pauline worked in Dorset for most of her life, in the Probation Service and f