Education: Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Wakefield and Isle of Man College.

Family:  Married to Janet Audrey Wild; 1 son, Richard and 1 daughter, Hannah 

Career:  Joined the Lloyds Banking Group at Ramsey branch in 1978 and worked in a variety of Isle of Man and international positions before being appointed Island Director, Isle of Man 2002-10.  Standard Bank as Head of Priority Banking 2011.  

Public Service:  Treasurer of the Wilmslow and District Chamber of Commerce 1983-1988; Treasurer of the RNLI North East 1989-1992; Treasurer Friends of Laxey Primary School, 1996-2002; Treasurer Ramsey Grammar School Association, 2000-2008.  Director of Laxey and Lonan Heritage Trust Limited and Great Laxey Mines Railway Co Limited, 2010-date.

Interests: Local history, walking, clay pigeon shooting, and maintaining a vintage MGBGT.


Parliamentary Profile

Parliamentary Career

Member of the Legislative Council 2011-2017
Member: Department of Education and Children 2012-2015; Department of Economic Development 2012-2015; Department of Health and Social Care 2015-2016
Committees of Tynwald: Environment and Infrastructure Policy Review Committee 2014-2015; Select Committee on Civil Legal Proceedings 2012-2016; Chairman of the Environment and Infrastructure Policy Review Committee 2015-16; Public Accounts Committee 2015-16; Tynwald Standards and Members' Interests Committee 2013-16, Member of the Standing Orders Committee of the Legislative Council 2015-2017, Member of the Select Committee of the Legislative Council on the Highways (Amendment) Bill 2015 2015-2017
Other: Vice-Chairman of the Isle of Man Post Office 2015-2017, 2nd Employers' Representative on the Public Sector Pensions Authority 2014-2017

Electoral History

First elected as a Member of the Legislative Council in December 2011 and re-elected in 2013 for a term expiring on 28th February 2018.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Member: Isle of Man Branch

Regional Conferences: Scotland 2012, Falkland Islands 2013


Member's Interests