Cllr Andy Garner-Watts - Poole Town

Andy was born in Pembrokeshire, South Wales, in 1959. He was raised and educated in Hildesheim, West Germany, and served for six years with the Parachute Regiment. He is a holder of the Certificate of Professional Competence for national road haulage and is a member of the Security Industry Authority, the Freight Transport Association, and the Society of Poole Men.

Andy lived and worked in Luton, Bedfordshire, for over 20 years and studied at Bedford Technical College for certificates in new business training, business planning, and business awareness, after which he was actively involved in setting up a number of small businesses in the Luton area. Andy moved to Poole in 2004 with his wife and two children and is currently operations manager for the Post Office supply chain in Dorset.

Andy's pledges

  • To use his skills, knowledge and experience to support new enterprises in Poole Town
  • To engage and work together constructively with local people and local businesses
  • To continue to improve Poole Town’s prosperity now and for future generations