I have served on WFDC since 2010 having initially represented Blakebrook and Habberley Ward until 2014, then the Wyre Forest Rural Ward from 2015. I joined the District Council’s Cabinet in 2012 and was appointed Deputy Leader in 2015 till 2019. I am Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group.
I have also served on Worcestershire County Council since 2017; in 2021 I was appointed to Chairman of the Planning and Regulatory Committee.
I have lived in Wyre Forest all my life, working in the local carpet manufacturing industry, mostly in managerial positions, until retirement in 2010. I am married to Lyn and we have two children, six grandchildren and one great grandchild.
I am a trustee on two local trusts.
I enjoy watching football, Rugby and I give competition assistance to the local Samurai Judo Club. I play guitar recreationally, having performed for many years in a local band. My wife and I have been Volunteers for Guide Dogs for the Blind since 2011, training puppies.