Candidate for Chatham and Aylesford
Geoff is a building inspector who runs his own small business based in Tonbridge & Malling. He has previously worked for Gillingham & Medway local authorities and knows the area well, having lived in Kent for the past 20+ years. Geoff has a particular interest and knowledge of the built environment and has has appeared in the press and on TV as an expert in Fire Safety following the Grenfell Tragedy. He is an avid campaigner for improved standards in new housing and resolving the conflict of interest caused by Companies offering both Building regulation and warranty and testing services. He has also campaigned for better standards of energy efficiency and would like to see Passivhaus adopted as the future standard for all new housing. Geoff is a passionate supporter of small local businesses and believes that more should be done to help SME compete against the large global corporations. Geoff is a keen footballer and regularly plays 5 aside on the all weather pitch in Snodland and enjoys a real ale or a single malt before they are all gone.