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Buxton, David Colleton free

Born Chiswick 10 Sept. 1964; s of Robert Buxton and Helen Buxton; m 2000, Bronwynne Pringle; one s

Chief Executive, Action on Disability, since 2017

Education

Thames Valley Univ. (HNC Engrg Services); South Bank Univ. (HNC Building Studies; DipM; CertM); Open Univ. (MBA)

Career

Asst Dir and Dir of Fundraising and Mktg, Breakthrough Deaf-Hearing Integration, 1996–2001; Sen. Strategic Commng Manager for Disabilities and HIV/AIDS, Hammersmith and Fulham LBC, 2001–06; Regl Ops Manager, Adult Services, Scope, 2006–11; CEO, 2011–14, Dir of Campaigns and Comms, 2015–17, British Deaf Assoc. Member (Lib Dem): Southwark LBC, 1990–94; Epsom and Ewell BC, 2007–11. Contested (Lib Dem): Lewisham E, 1997, 2001; Lewisham and Greenwich, London Assembly, GLA, 2000. Co-Founder, Liberal Democrats Disability Assoc., 1991–; Co-op. Trustee, Greater London Action on Disability, 1994–96; Trustee: UK Council on Deafness, 1997–2000; Christian Deaf Link UK, 2002–08 (Chm., 2005–08); Hon. Treas., BDA, 2003–08. Chm., Pumphouse Educnl and Mus. Trust, Rotherhithe, 1991–96. Vice Chm., Peckham Park Primary Sch., 1993–96. Editor, Go!, Sign mag., 1989–2010

Recreations

specialist stamp collection (Tristan Da Cunha), politics and law reading, golf, historical visits

Address

4 Norris Close, Epsom, Surrey KT19 8BF

buxtondc@aol.com