Representing: Hertfordshire County Council
Political grouping: Conservative
I was first elected to the County Council in 2013 as the member for Harpenden North East and previously served as the Cabinet Member for Resources, Property and the Economy and the Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Education and Skills.
I sit on the board of the Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership and am a deputy chair of the London Stansted Cambridge Consortium, championing the UK’s Innovation Corridor.
I am the County Councils Network’s spokesman for Health and Adult Care.
Born and educated in North Wales, I have an economics degree from Cardiff University and a MBA from Henley Business School. Prior to becoming a councillor, I had a career in financial services.