I am a Registered Social Worker/Best Interests Assessor and freelance social care Practice Assessor.
I was first elected as the District Councillor for Alton (Amery) Ward in May 2011 with a 21% swing from Lib Dem to Conservative.
I am an Assistant Portfolio Holder for Welfare.
I am proud to have served as Town Mayor of Alton in 2011/12.
In July 2015 I was appointed to the Executive Board of South East Employers.
Since September 2016 I have been a member of the UK delegation to the Council of Europe (Chamber of Local Authorities) and I am Vice President of the Governance committee.
Outside politics I am a season ticket holder at Southampton FC and enjoy reading and listening to music.