Our Prospective Councillors for Appleton are:
Ghazala is a philanthropist and consultant in energy resources. She has previously worked as a University lecturer and banker. Ghazala is a long serving senior member of the Rotary Club her work with Rotary has led her to build hospitals overseas, help with children’s hospices and help homeless people here in the UK.
Ken was the Managing Director of one of the UK’s largest food and drinks companies until 2015. He was with the company for almost thirty years. Ken worked his way through the company holding the roles of Management Accountant, Treasurer, Group Finance Director and Chief Executive Finance until he assumed the overall leadership role of Managing Director. Ken was a key member of the team that spearheaded the company’s growth from a turnover of approximately £100M when he joined, to a company boasting a turnover of £1.7Bn when he left. He was a key player in the company's acquisition programme which saw the business evolve from a UK focussed trading company to a multinational manufacturing and trading organisation.
Ken has lived in Appleton with his wife and family for almost 25 years.
Ken has been politically active for a number of years, Ken is the Chair of the Warrington Conservative Policy Forum which is a think tank giving grass-roots Conservative Party members the opportunity to guide Government policy and to provide policy ideas to Downing Street.
Mark has lived in the heart of Appleton for more than thirty years with his wife Liz, a maths teacher. Mark worked in the nuclear industry for over 35 years. He held a number of senior commercial roles and for nearly ten years, he was Managing Director of an international nuclear transport and services company. He was also Chair of the World Nuclear Transport Institute.