Cllr Michael Hill
The majority of Michael Hill's career has been in public service. He was a Regular Army officer for 35 years, rising to the rank of Brigadier.Michael Hill was elected as a Conservative Member to Kent County Council in 2001 and re-elected in 2013. He has held his current appointment of Cabinet Member for Community Services since October 2005. Michael Hill's twelve years as a Kent County Councillor have given him a deep understanding of value of the arts, both in order to improve the quality of life for residents and as a means of cultural regeneration of deprived areas of the county. He carried the Cabinet responsibility for the development of Turner Contemporary in Margate and is committed to the ongoing expansion of cultural infrastructure across the county. Michael Hill is a graduate of London University and a Chartered Engineer. Married with two sons he lives in Tenterden.