Richard Thake is the Chairman of Hertfordshire County Council. He was elected in 2017.  

The position of Chairman is held for a period of 2 years.

The Chairman runs meetings of the Council to ensure business is conducted efficiently and in accordance with the law and the Constitution.

The Vice-Chairman supports the Chairman and helps him to carry out his duties.

Find out more about the Chairman

The Chairman also represents the county council at a variety of events across the county, including citizenship ceremonies, awards presentations, the opening of school buildings, charity fundraising events and visits to local hospices.

If you'd like the Chairman to attend an event, contact us. 


Chairman's Secretary
Hertfordshire County Council
County Hall
SG13 8DE