Colin was first involved in politics with the Yes Campaign in the 1975 referendum. He has been involved with the Conservative party since then.
He is a Chartered Accountant who was Chief Financial Officer of a number of large privately owned businesses requiring to be turned around.
From 2016 to 2018 he was Chairman of the Milton Keynes Conservative Association, a federation of two constituencies.
Now retired he is a trustee of two charities including one seeking to provide homes for previously homeless people.