Aylesbury East covers the Bedgrove and Oakfield area.
Born and raised in Aylesbury, Richard has spent the last 12 years working for local banks supporting local business, getting involved in community initiatives and events. He recently changed career, now splitting his time between home schooling his two young children and working for a multinational technology company. Richard is passionate about helping residents and the community, using his understanding of working with a variety of organisations and individuals to achieve a common goal and will fight to ensure local voices are heard and views represented.
Aylesburian law student Khalid is completing his Masters whilst helping at his local family owned small businesses. Khalid believes he will be able to bring a different perspective to the new Buckinghamshire Council by focusing on youth engagement, improving education for all and looking at the causes of anti-social behaviour. If elected Khalid will be a voice for local people and help facilitate change for the residents of Aylesbury East.
First elected to AVDC in 2011 representing Bedgrove, Mark, a former AVDC Cabinet member, is currently the Chair of Aylesbury Community Board as well as a member of the Thames Valley Police & Crime Panel. A recruitment consultant, having previously worked for 25 years for the Ministry of Defence as a Civil Servant, he has been active within the community for over a decade founding the Bedgrove Volunteers during the pandemic.