Colin was raised in north London and moved to Great Bealings ten years ago. On completion of his education, he joined the Royal Navy in which he served for 34 years.
On leaving the service, Colin worked in the electronics industry followed by two years as an MP’s constituency office manager, followed by five years as the managing editor of a magazine.
He has been a district councillor for seven years, serving on three committees and a past Chairman of East Suffolk Council.
He is currently a member of Great Bealings Parish Council, a member of the Safer Village Driving Group and a keen member of his local Speedwatch Team.
Colin is the Chair of the Licensing Committee at East Suffolk Council.