Parish Councillor since 2006 serving for 8 years as Chairman from 2009 to 2017.
Skills and experience brought to the Parish Council is as a graduate of Imperial College, London, a Chartered Civil Engineer, Chartered Environmentalist and formerly Chartered Highway Engineer and Chartered Manager with 30+ years career experience managing £multi-million construction projects. Latterly as Technical, Environment and Sustainability Director of the Construction Confederation, the Trade Body for the industry, liaising with Government and its non-departmental public bodies and providing advice to its member companies. Currently a self-employed Consultant and Contributing Editor of the biannually updated Construction Environmental Manual the leading sector publication on environmental legislation, policy and best practice.
Lived in Hemingford Abbots for 17 years moving to the village in June 2004 having originally relocated to Huntingdonshire in 1977 to manage the construction of the 27 bridges on the A45 Cambridge Northern By-Pass (A14).