Councillor Paul Spooner represents Ash South, Ash Green and Tongham at Guildford Borough Council and was elected as Leader of the Council in 2015. As Leader of the Council, Paul is responsible for strategic vision, economic and budget strategy, planning policy, including the Local Plan, and overseeing the Council’s performance.
Paul sits on the board of Enterprise M3, a Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), bringing together the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in a joint endeavor to drive prosperity in the towns and other areas adjacent to the M3. Paul is also Chairman for Surrey Leaders Board, comprising of all Leaders of Districts and Boroughs and Surrey County Council.
Additionally, Paul is the Commercial Director at EMS Biomedical, a healthcare med-tech company based in Austria.