Richard Keith has lived in Beaconsfield with his wife and children for over 13 years. He is a chartered surveyor of 25 years standing and works in central London. He is a former Chairman of Beaconsfield Rugby Club and is currently a Governor and member of the Finance Committee of The Beaconsfield School. Both of his children, aged 14 and 11, attend school locally. Richard was first elected to the Town Council in May 2005 and is currently Deputy Chairman of the Finance and General Works Committee and also sits on the Planning Committee. Richard’s involvement, both past and present, in the local community through the rugby club and local school gives him an insight into local needs and his professional background an understanding of some of the technical issues affecting the community.