Mr David Wilby

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Party: Conservative Group

Ward: Ryhall and Casterton

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Contact information

Home address: 
Orchard House
Essendine Road

Phone:  01780 482915

Mobile:  07551 905618

Bus. email:


Committee appointments

  • CabinetPortfolio Holder for Children’s Services and Education
  • CouncilRyhall and Casterton
  • Schools' ForumPortfolio Holder for Lifelong Learning, Early Years, Special Educational Needs & Disabilities, Inclusion

Term of Office

  • 11/05/2015 -

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Councillor David Wilby is married, with three grown-up children and three grandsons.  He has lived in Rutland since 1997.


A career in the RAF spanning some 36 years was followed by 13 years as a Military Adviser in the Defence Industry until he retired in 2012.


A Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and a Freeman of London, he has enjoyed a wide range of senior management roles in international organisations, both at home and abroad.


David enjoys skiing and hill walking but now watches Rugby from the touchline and is enthusiastic about applying his people skills and life experience to his role as a Rutland County Councillor.