Executive committee

Our elected Executive Committee is a selection of local people from all walks of life who are passionate about improving our area.

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Julian Cusack: Chair, Suffolk Coastal Green Party

Julian is a retired accountant, a keen gardener and Chair of Middleton cum Fordley Parish Council.

Daisy Greenwell: Press and Communications

Daisy grew up on a farm on the Suffolk coast, and has worked as a journalist for most of her career as a writer at The Big Issue and an editor at The Times.

She has now returned to her roots to raise her three young children on a Suffolk smallholding, and is helping to launch a new movement for mums wanting to figure out how they can re-nurture the planet for their kids called Mothership.

She is passionate about nature conservation and is running a rewilding project on 45 acres of land beside the River Deben.

Jeremy Adams: Member of Executive Committee

Jeremy has lived in Kelsale for over 40 years. He worked as an administrator, editor, researcher and project manager at BT Research Labs for 27 years. He then spent 2 years volunteering in Tanzania with his wife and then worked for 10 years as a Countryside Ranger for Suffolk County Council.

In 2005, he and his wife founded a charity which continues to support Tanzanian orphans to get an education. He is a director of Dunwich Greyfriars Trust which looks after the Friary ruins and the small wood adjacent to them. In 2019 he stood as Green candidate for the Kelsale and Yoxford ward of the new East Suffolk District Council and came second.

He is a member of RSPB, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, The Woodland Trust, WWF and Amnesty International.

Tim Wilson: Treasurer

Tim grew up in North Norfolk and moved to Suffolk with his young family in 2020 after fifteen years working in the creative industries in London as a business owner, producer, festival director, and arts consultant. He is an AGILE Project Manager and qualified to foundation level with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountancy. Tim, his wife Annie, and their old friends are renovating a barn in Little Glemham to the highest eco standards possible for an attempt at a co-living situation. He has been a member of the Green Party since 2015.

Sarah Whitelock: Membership Secretary

Sarah started her career in broadcasting, before moving into government communications. Since moving to Suffolk in 2013 she has been a long standing committee member for Aldeburgh Business Association and now reports to its members on local energy projects. Sarah is also a board member for Leiston, Saxmundham and District Citizens’ Advice Bureau.

Nigel Hiley: Election Agent/Election Coordinator

Nigel lives in Saxmundham and is on the town council.

Graham Ward: Social media & communications

Graham has lived in Aldeburgh for 8 years, but has known and loved the Suffolk coast for much longer, having been a regular visitor since childhood. He is very concerned about the impact that national decisions, particularly regarding energy, are having and will continue to have on our unique local environment.He is a cartographer by profession, and has worked in digital mapping for 27 years.

He is passionate about public transport and has a keen interest in the way that integrated transport networks can increase efficiency and minimise the impact on the environment, whilst maximising ease and convenience for the user – an essential consideration in rural areas.