People

Tim Avery

Tim, is a true fourth generation Marlovian, born in the town and resided within the limits for his forty eight years. He is married with two children, who attend local schools.

Roy Cadman

Roy is married with one daughter and has lived in Marlow for 33 years.  He has taken a long and lasting interest in the life of the town, which began 30 years ago when he founded the Town Twinning Association for our French twinning with Marly-le-Roi.   Roy and his wife Carole created and ran the very successful Marlow Conservative Supper Club for 10 years. 

Kathy Thomson

Kathy has lived in and around Marlow for 25 years. She ran her business from the High Street and then from Court Garden House in Higginson Park for a further 12 years. Passionate about Marlow, she remembers when The Marlow Bar and Grill was a tea shop called Thistles some 20 years ago! She lives with her two children in Station Rise and works as a Management Consultant helping companies improve their business performance.

Jackson Ng

Jackson is very active in his local community where he currently serves as a Councillor on Beaconsfield Town Council and as a community governor of a local primary school.

Professionally, Jackson qualified as a Solicitor in 2010 and re-qualified to practise as a Barrister in 2015.  He read law at the School of Oriental & African Studies and the London School of Economics.

From January 2018, Jackson will start as a Director for a leading international communications consultancy.

Jackson's involvement in politics started in 2011 when he was headhunted to become a Political Advisor in Parliament. In 2013, he also helped set up and then ran the Conservative Friends of the Chinese for 4 years.

Jackson first stood for Parliament in 2015 as the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Liverpool Riverside where he performed better than polling predicted. In 2017, Jackson stood again as a Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, for St Helen's North where he increased the Conservative vote for 7.4% (4,500 votes).

Jackson is currently the Deputy Chair (Political) of BCCA and was previously very active within the Cities of London & Westminster Conservatives (CLWCA). He also serves as a Co-ordinator for the Party's Candidates Team.

Jackson regularly mentors young people and has previously served as a trustee and advisor to two national charities.

He grew up in 4 different countries and is equally fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Jocelyn Towns

Jocelyn and her two daughters moved to Marlow 15 years ago from North London.  She took on the role of Coordinator of the Marlow Health check in 2006, a process set up by the South East Development Agency to understand the future needs and wants of a market town.  A Vision Statement was presented and approved at a public meeting from which an Action Plan for Marlow was written.  Jocelyn also has a keen local commitment and was Secretary to the Chamber of Trade and Commerce for two years.

Patrick Hogan

Patrick Hogan is a District Councillor for Beaconsfield West and a Beaconsfield Town Councillor being currently Deputy Mayor. "My wife Jacqui and I have lived in Beaconsfield for 25 years. As an architect l am concerned about our environment and the enhancement of the Town, whilst recognising that we face unprecedented pressures for the future in meeting housing and infrastructure needs. As well as having chaired the Hampden Hill Society, a residents' group, which seeks to preserve that Conservation Area and public open space, I spent seven years on the Conservation Areas Advisory Committee to the London Borough of Harrow.  As well as chairing the Town Planning Committee, I am chairing the management committee of the Holtspur Local Nature Reserve, and am a member of the Community Safety Committee. At District I am a member of Resources, Audit and Licensing. Early retired from practice and commerce I am working for and with the community with the aim of achieving the best outcomes".

Philip Bastiman

I enjoy living in Beaconsfield, we share a beautiful town with a great heritage and quality of life. I am standing for the town council to help to preserve our environment and make Beaconsfield an even better place to live. I have a track record as a councillor in Wandsworth where I was responsible for introducing doorstep recycling, providing outstanding Social Services for vulnerable local people and delivering excellent value for money.