Gillian Hibberd has been appointed to the new role of corporate director (people and policy) at Buckinghamshire County Council.
The move follows the amalgamation of the organisational development and human resources service and the policy and performance service.
Hibberd was previously corporate director (OD and HR) at the council.
“I am looking forward to leading the new service and ensuring that people and policy issues remain at the heart of the organisation,” Hibberd said.
She previously spent six years as assistant director (HR) at Hertfordshire County Council.