Bio: Cllr Natalie Sullivan-Smith (Takeley Parish)

A freelance marketing consultant, Natalie Sullivan was shortlisted as a finalist for EEDA’s “East of England Young Business Woman of the Year” award in 2008, as well as “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” finalist for the Essex Countywide Business Awards in 2006 and 2007.  Natalie is also a qualified primary school teacher, having studied at the University of Cambridge.

Natalie has persistence and dedication in abundance, especially in the face of injustice.  Before becoming a Councillor, Natalie had already successfully tackled local planning issues on behalf of Takeley residents. She decided to represent the people of Takeley to ensure that their opinions on local issues were heard more broadly.

Natalie Sullivan-Smith lives in Takeley with her husband and son.