People

Conor Burns MP

Conor Burns MP - for Bournemouth West

Conor was born in Belfast in 1972 and his family moved to Hertfordshire in 1980.  After secondary school in St Albans Conor attended Southampton University where he studied  Modern History and Politics.

Councillor Andrew Morgan

Andrew Morgan

First elected in 2007 Andrew Morgan has been privileged to represent such a beautiful part of Bournemouth. He recognises the special character of this area and works hard to ensure that the quality of life for local residents is as good as it can be.He runs his own proof-reading and copywriting business and is also a Trustee of the Bournemouth Town Centre Detached Youth Work Project. In addition, he is a Trustee of BH Live – a Trust set up in 2010 to operate the BIC, Pavilion and four local Leisure Centres including Stokewood.

Councillor Philip Broadhead

Philip Broadhead

Philip Broadhead is a local businessman with three young children whose wife is a GP at the Talbot Medical Centre. He was elected as a Councillor for Talbot and Branksome Woods in 2015.

An active member of the community and a trustee of two local charities, Philip has lived in Bournemouth for most of his life and feels passionately about local issues. He went to Bournemouth School before studying at Warwick University. After spending some time working in London, he and his wife moved back to Bournemouth to raise their family.

Having lived backing onto Talbot Heath, he is keen to continue the valuable work of retired Conservative Councillor Stephen Chappell in opposing any overdevelopment on the Heath. He wants to make sure that both Bournemouth University and the Arts University Bournemouth continue to grow in a sensitive way, and has already had productive meetings with Bournemouth University along with his fellow Talbot Woods Conservative colleagues.

Councillor Mike Greene

Mike Greene

Mike grew up in Bournemouth before studying Maths at St John’s College, Oxford University. He worked in London and Singapore within the banking and software industries before returning to Bournemouth in 2008 with his wife, Nicola and their sons, Samuel and Joseph.   Having already served as a councillor in a busy part of London, Mike was first elected as councillor for Central Ward in 2011. For the last two years he has also served as the Council’s Cabinet Member for Strategy and Policy.

Councillor Amedeo Angiolini

Amedeo Angiolini

I was given the honour of being elected as one of your Conservative councillors in Kinson North in 2011 and re-elected in 2015.  One of the first things that I realised was just how historic Kinson is and how it was moving forward, regenerating itself and becoming such a special place to live and work in.

Councillor David Smith

Dave Smith

Dave has had the privilege of serving Central Ward as one of your local Conservative councillors for over 20 years. During that time he has helped and advised many residents with all sorts of issues of local concern.Currently, Dave is the Cabinet member with responsibility for Planning and the Environment and is responsible for helping deliver many of the Council’s functions including bereavement services, coastal protection and town planning policies.

Councillor Mark Battistini

Mark Battistini

I have been proud to be a Councillor for Kinson North since May 2011. During my time serving you I have taken an active role within the community. I have dedicated myself fully dedicated to the conservation, development and growth of Kinson. 

Councillor Norman Decent

Norman Decent

Norman Decent was brought up and educated at Edgware, Middlesex. His family always came to Bournemouth for holidays and this place has remained at the very heart of Norman’s life.Upon moving to Bournemouth permanently, Norman ran his own Property Business working in Boscombe East and has kept himself busy for a period of 23 years. More recently, Norman has become really involved in voluntary work from Bournemouth in Bloom to Neighbourhood Watch and working in the local Inspiring Change shop.

Roger Marley

Roger Marley

Roger Marley has lived in Bournemouth since 1988 and worked for many years in the cinema business at the ABC and at the Pavilion Theatre. He is a Licensed Lay Minister in the Church of England and will soon have served the Diocese of Winchester and the Town Centre Parish for 30 years.

Councillor David d'Orton-Gibson

David d'Orton-Gibson

David has been proud to represent Redhill and Northbourne ward since the by-election of 2012. He is active both in the ward and in the Town Hall.Once elected, David immediately took steps to smarten up the area with a comprehensive programme of graffiti clearance, pot hole repairs and street lamp painting. Over 450 lamp posts in Redhill and Northbourne have now been painted as a direct result of his actions and residents have told him that some lamp posts had not been painted for 50 years! Looking after the area and keeping it as a special place to live is a key priority.