Biography

Christian works as a Planning Consultant (Chartered Town Planner-MRTPI) based in London, helping clients negotiate the planning system.

Christian is a member of the following Committees on Guildford Borough Council:

  • Licencing.
  • Executive Advisory Board (EAB).
  • Scrutiny (Substitute).

Political Experience:

  • Lead Co-ordinator for the Vote Leave campaign Guildford (EU Referendum) 2016.
  • Re-elected to represent Burpham on Guildford Borough Council in May 2015, with an increased majority.
  • Deputy Chairman (Political) of the Guildford Conservative Association 2012-2015.
  • Elected to represent Burpham on Guildford Borough Council 2011, taking the seat from the Liberal Democrats.
  • Parliamentary Candidate for Swansea East in the 2010 General Election, securing a 4.7% swing to the Conservatives.
  • Appointed a member of Lord Hesetine’s Cities Taskforce 2006.
  • Appointed to the Board of Trustees of ‘Consult’ 2006.
  • Deputy Chairman, Guildford Conservative Future 2006.
  • Branch Chairman, Harbour Ward, Folkestone 2004.
  • Candidate in the local elections of 2003 and 2004.
  • Deputy Chairman (Membership & Finance) of the Swansea East Conservative Association (2000-2002).
  • Treasurer of Swansea Conservative Future (2000-2001).

Career Experience:

  • Planning Consultant (London-based) 2015 to present.
  • Planning Consultant (Surrey-based) 2005 to 2015.
  • Planning Consultant (Kent-based) 2004.
  • National Assembly for Wales 2002-2004.

Education:

  • Town and Country Planning (MA), University of the West of England, 2005—2007.
  • Urban Planning (MSc), Cardiff University 2001-2002.
  • Development Studies (BScEcon), Swansea University 1998-2001.