After a career in the Royal Navy spanning over 35 years, my family and I moved to Monks Eleigh just over six years ago and we absolutely love it here. I retired as a Captain and during my career I commanded two of Her Majesty’s warships, DUMBARTON CASTLE in the Falkland Islands and a Type 42 air defence destroyer, HMS BIRMINGHAM. I also served abroad in the United States, at the NATO headquarters in Brussels and as the naval and air attaché in Islamabad, Pakistan.
I have bags of experience in national, international and local government affairs and am an enthusiastic volunteer for a number of charitable ventures, including having had the enormous privilege of acting as the master of ceremonies (the “Mike on the mic”) at the Monks Eleigh village fete for the past 5 years. I am very much looking forward to making a positive and valuable contribution to the new village hall.