Cllr. Bryan Dion is new to politics having been elected in May 2019 but has years of leadership experience. He was the MD for a family run packaging company for over a decade in Wimborne, Dorset, a serving Army officer and worked in the financial services industry. He has been married to his wife of over 25 years Xena Dion and actively involved in the Penn Hill Community. In addition to his role as Councillor for Penn Hill, Bryan is the Deputy Mayor of Poole, sits on the BCP Licensing committee, BCP SACRE (Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education) representative, BCP Poole Heritage Forum and Sport Poole.