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 proud to have served as Town Mayor of Alton in 2011/12.
Between January – May 2013 I was a member of East Hampshire District Council’s Cabinet and Portfolio Holder for Corporate Governance.
In January 2014 I was appointed as a co-opted Governor of the South Eastern Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group.
In July 2015 I was appointed a member of South East Employers.
In September 2016 I was appointed as a Full member of the UK delegation to the Council of Europe Chamber of Local Authorities.
Outside politics I am a season ticket holder at Southampton FC and enjoy reading and listening to music.