Mark Cory - County Cllr for Wivenhoe St Andrew
Mark Cory has lived in Wivenhoe since he studied Modern History and Politics at the University of Essex. After graduating Mark worked as a Youth Worker and for an NHS community carer project before becoming a secondary school teacher in 2012. Mark became the youngest ever councillor elected to Colchester Borough Council, in 2007, joining the Colchester Cabinet to run the Finance and Resources Portfolio in 2015, becoming Leader of the Colchester in 2018 until 2021, including through the exceptional challenges of the pandemic. He is devoted to his local community, and to serving residents to the best of his ability, with a particular passion for the environment and for health. He was elected to the County Council in May 2021. Mark is also a member of the Lib Dem and Labour opposition Shadow Cabinet on Colchester Borough Council.