Electoral Division: Ferndown
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Steve comes from a Dorset family, was born in Sherborne, has been campaigning since the age of five, and was a career soldier. He is now the CE of a membership organisation, and is also a Yeoman of the Guard, of the Queen’s Bodyguard. Steve is also currently President of Ferndown Royal British Legion.
As well as being a qualified accountant, Steve is a Chartered Manager, and a Fellow of both the Chartered Management Institute and Institute of Local Council Management. Steve has a post-grad Diploma in Not for Profit Management.
Steve lives with his wife Cathy in Ferndown, and they have five grown up children, and currently five grandchildren. Steve and Cathy were recent foster carers. He loves to walk in the hills, and both enjoy their pet dog and the allotment.
Steve has been a town councillor since 2008, a district councillor since 2011, and was elected to the County Council in September 2016. Wife Cathy is Mayor of Ferndown for 2017-18, and Steve is her Consort as well as being Deputy Mayor for 2017-18. His priorities are engagement and involvement of young people, improvement of quality of life issues and partnership working. He wants to see better utilisation of public assets, and thinks resources should be concentrated in early interventions, and in the most vulnerable. Steve believes in true localism, and supporting community self-help and resilience.