Claire Chidley, who recently left Test Valley Borough Council where she was Corporate Affairs director, has set up a new company based at Apsley Barns.
"Claire's company is called Create Tomorrow Today, and it aims to work with top teams within companies, and help them understand the bigger picture on creative thinking. scenario planning, organisational values and emotional intelligence."
"At Test Valley, she was responsible for The Lights - the new theatre in the town - and for producing the Andover Vision document. She has tremendous energy and enthusiasm. and I know she will a success of this new venture."
With Sir George at the opening was County councillor Pat West and her husband Peter.