Simon Kiley: Policy & Communications Manager 

Simon oversees our communication and marketing activity and manages our services that support Neighbourhood Planning and deliver the Village Halls and Community Buildings Advisory Service.

Over the last decade, Simon has managed and participated in a wide-range of programmes both nationally and locally, using his analytical and evidence gathering skills to better understand and respond to the challenges facing rural communities.

This has included projects to quantify the barriers to healthcare and employability support for rural dwellers, establishing the need for affordable rural housing and undertaking a review of neighbourhood plan take-up.

A keen traveller, he has a passion for angling, a dedication to running, an interest in photography and a devotion to cricket.

Phone: 01273 407326

“Supporting rural communities in Sussex to be vibrant and diverse places in which to live and work.”