I was born in Lyndhurst, and have lived in Totton all my life.
I am a experienced Councillor, having first being elected to Totton & Eling Town Council in 2007 and then to New Forest District Council in 2011. I have served on Planning, Amenities and Policy and Resources Committees and was elected Vice-Chairman of the Town Council in 2011 and served as Chairman of the Council 2012-2013.
I am on the Community and Overview Scrutiny Committee and sit on the grants Committee for New Forest District Council. I was elected to Hampshire County Council in 2017.
National Park Authority Committees and Panels
Resources, Audit and Performance Committee
Represents Authority on following external organisations
Recreation Management Strategy Advisory Group
Bournemouth International Airport Consultative Committee (reserve)
New Forest Business Partnership (reserve)