Patrick Hawke-Smith has lived in Saffron Walden for over 20 years. He is a professional fundraiser, and focuses on charities and higher education. He has a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.
“I love living in such an attractive area as Uttlesford and I want to promote sustainable development for the district’s future.” Patrick Hawke-Smith
Patrick is keen to hear, understand and represent the views of local residents and keep their voice central to the development of the district.
- Saffron Walden Town Council - Shire Ward (Councillor)
Council RolesCouncillor at Saffron Walden Town Council, Member: Finance and Establishment (SWTC), Member: Planning and Road Traffic (SWTC)
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Patrick Hawke-Smith has lived in Essex and Cambridgeshire for most of his life and been a resident of Saffron Walden for over 20 years. During that time he has been actively involved in the community, particularly as a volunteer at Saffron Screen cinema and the Fry Art Gallery, where he has also served on the Committee.
Patrick has a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University. He has spent his career in professional fundraising, particularly in higher education, where he has worked in Oxford, London and for the University of Cambridge. He works for medical research charity Alzheimer’s Research UK. He would be interested to bring some of his skills in building relationships and generating income to the local community.
Patrick loves living in such an attractive area as Uttlesford and is keen to promote its sustainable development for the future. He is regularly to be found exploring the local countryside on foot or by bicycle and occasionally visiting one of its many welcoming hostelries. He also enjoys taking part in the range of social, cultural and sporting activities available across the district.
Patrick is keen to hear, understand and represent the views of local residents and keep their voice central to the development of Uttlesford.