Town Councillors

Graham Corney

Graham has lived in Beaconsfield for over 30 years with his wife and 3 children.He has been a Chartered Accountant in practice for forty years and his office is situated in the Old Town. Living and working locally he is in a good position to meet and hear the concerns of people living in Beaconsfield. Graham is concerned about the growth of inappropriate development in the New Town and will fight to protect it’s character.

Anita Cranmer

Town Councillor for Beaconsfield - Anita Cranmer lives in the Old Town, Beaconsfield with her with husband George. They have 5 children and now 11 grandchildren. She taught at Wycombe High School for 6 years and for 8 years Anita was District Councillor for Hedgerley and Fulmer.

Jackson Ng - Association Chairman

A practising Barrister with strong public policy and political campaigning experience.

Jackson is currently a Director at Hill+Knowlton Strategies (part of WPP group) with a specific focus on brands with international ambitions and operations. He advises on UK and international politics and also work on corporate reputation.

As a Barrister, he maintains a light legal practice and specialises in civil and commercial litigation, alongside human rights and immigration law.

Jackson has also acted as a Political Adviser in the UK Parliament from 2011 – 2017 and for 4 years, he served as a Political Director of a national outreach group in Conservative Campaign Headquarters where he helped strategise to win one million new BAME votes for the Conservative Party in the 2015 General Election.

Since 2013, Jackson has held various elected and appointed positions within the Conservative Party, both locally and nationally and has stood as a Parliamentary Candidate in the 2015 and 2017 General Elections.

Often a guest speaker at events, Jackson has also been interviewed by various media outlets such as the BBC, The Economist, The Diplomat, CCTV, South China Morning Post, Xinhua and Phoenix TV.

Currently a Councillor for Beaconsfield Town, a school governor and trustee for his local church, Jackson read law at both the School of Oriental & African Studies and the London School of Economics.

In his spare time, he is an entrepreneur who mentors young professionals via a not-for-profit organisation that he co-founded. Jackson was previously a trustee of a national charity and also advised UK's leading charity for engaging students in enterprise

Jackson grew up in 4 different countries and also speak Chinese Mandarin, Cantonese and some Dutch.

Neil Marshall

Wycombe District and Marlow Town Councillor for Marlow North & WestNeil Marshall was raised and educated in the North East of England. He and his family have lived in the Marlow area for nearly 35 years, both of his children attended local schools. Now retired, his professional background was in aviation. Elected to the Town Council in 1998 he has been Mayor for two years and is currently Chairman of the Towns Planning Committee. Neil was involved with the establishment of the Town Regatta and Festival.

Roger Wilson

Wycombe District and Marlow Town Councillor for Marlow North & WestRoger Wilson, who has lived in the Marlow area for over 40 years, is a widower with three children. He has been a local councillor since 1987 and was previously Chairman of Great Marlow Parish. He has been a member of Marlow Town Council for many years, being the Mayor of Marlow in 2005 and 2010. He is currently Cabinet Member on Wycombe District Council with responsibility for Finance and Performance.

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.

Alastair Pike

Alastair Pike moved to Beaconsfield in 1989 and has run a retail business in the Old Town since 1993. Some years ago he warned against the long term impact of increasing traffic movement and is keen to see the introduction of a vehicle weight limit in London End.

He is also certain that without parking regulations traditional retail businesses will fail to keep pace with rising costs and ultimately disappear.  As a prominent member of the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce (he is currently President for the Buckinghamshire area) Alastair is very aware of the need to balance the needs of residents and local businesses whether they be

retailers or professionals. If there is to be any long term growth in the community he believes it is crucial for all parties to make the effort to understand and work alongside each other.   

Alastair Pike 
01494 670372
www.artsmartuk.com

Roy Foster

I’ve lived in Beaconsfield Central Ward for 28 years. My wife and I have been married for 47 years. Our two children attended local schools. I work as a computer consultant. In my spare time I enjoy running and reading. Like many residents, I’ve become increasingly concerned about traffic, congestion, parking and local services.  The re-development of Wilton Park and the many new dwellings it will bring will mean fresh challenges for Beaconsfield. There will be added demands on local services like GP’s, schools, roads.  Beaconsfield is a good place to live & I’ll work to keep it that way.