Tim Bowles, West of England Mayor
On the 4th May 2017 Tim was elected as the first West of England Regional Mayor for the newly formed Combined Authority. As the new Mayor, he will working closely with Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire Council on key issues such as transport, housing and skills.
Tim was an experienced South Gloucestershire Councillor, representing the Winterbourne ward and served as part of the leadership team at South Gloucestershire Council.
Tim has also enjoyed a successful career in sales and marketing, most recently as New Business Manager for a global events company. Tim also served as a Governor at the largest school in South Gloucestershire from 2003 to 2015 and is passionate about education. He also acts as a dementia champion, supporting charities in this field.