Represents:Haverhill Town Council
About: Colin is the Haverhill Town Clerk, based at the Arts Centre. As Town Clerk he is the principal officer of the Town Council advising elected members on legal, financial and procedural matters. Before working in Haverhill he was at Exmouth Town Council in Devon where he built partnerships involving community groups, businesses and other local authorities. His background is in community leadership, as a Parish Councillor for 10 years and as Chief Executive of a large voluntary sector organisation. Before moving to Suffolk 20 years ago, Colin worked at Watford CVS assisting start-up voluntary and charity groups and delivering training in charity management for the Directory of Social Change. He has a post-graduate diploma in voluntary sector management from the Cass Business School.
"One Haverhill brings together the community to address issues with grassroots-driven solutions and the resources of principal councils behind them. It reverses the historical top-down approach with a pragmatism that offers outcomes that are both quicker and more in-tune with what is needed."