Catherine Bearder

Catherine Bearder

MEP for South East England

Catherine Bearder was elected as MEP for South East England in 2009.

She was born in Hertfordshire and worked in the antique trade, as a zoological research assistant in Africa and latterly after children, in the voluntary sector with the Citizens Advice Bureau, Victim Support and National Federation of Women's Institutes.

She was a councillor on Cherwell District and Oxfordshire County Councils and parliamentary candidate for Banbury in 1997 and Henley in 2001.

She is President of the Green Liberal Democrats and has a special interest in biodiversity protection and fighting human trafficking.

She is married to Simon, Emeritus professor at Brookes University, a primatologist specialising in nocturnal monkeys. They have three sons.

Contact

Email: catherine@bearder.eu
Website: www.bearder.eu/
Telephone:  01865 249 838
Twitter: https://twitter.com/catherinemep/
 Address:  27 Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HU
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