Candidate for North West Leicestershire

Carl Benfield

Green Party General Election Candidate

Carl grew up in the Midlands and graduated from Portsmouth in Systems Engineering before joining the Army at Sandhurst in 1991. In his 16 years of service in the Royal Engineers he led teams of up to 160 artisan soldiers on operational deployments to Bosnia, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Afghanistan as well as numerous other overseas exercises.
Leaving the forces in 2007 as a Chartered Mechanical Engineer, Carl combined his love of engineering with a heart for sustainability, and spen eleven years in the renewable energy sector battling with changes to government policy and incentives.
He is now a management consultant specialising in the development of strategy for small and medium sized enterprises.
Carl lives with his wife and four children in the market town of Ashby de la Zouch in North West Leicestershire where, as well as working, he enjoys time with scouting, church and amateur theatre activities.

Call Carl: 07941 250225