Alan has lived with his family in Chigwell for more than 20 years and spent over 36 years in the telecommunications industry, running computer training programmes for mature adults and working with and assisting small businesses. He is now retired.
He was elected to Chigwell Parish Council in 2006 and to the District Council in 2009. He actively supports all residents in Chigwell and particular Grange Hill providing help and support when and where required. In his time on the council he has been active in the area, with specific interests in the redevelopment of the Community Centre at Limes Farm. He was particularly proud to be associated with Grange Hill and to see the new state of the art Limes Hall opened after over 7 years involvement. This was achieved working closely with the residents, the Parish Council and District Council. More recently involved with Victory Hall and ensure residents get value for money services
He was appointed to the Epping Forest District Council executive June 2014 as Portfolio Holder for Technology and Support Services. With the reorganisation of the council management team and the cabinet he was appointed as cabinet member for Strategic Projects and External Liaison.
He is keen to see that the people in Chigwell are able to go about their lives in safety with a clean to place to live and work, now and in the future. He wants to continue improving community life and to develop the amenities of the area, through partnership between the community and business. He would like to encourage young people to get involved in the local area and to participate in general community matters.
First elected to the Parish Council: 2006
Updated July 2019