Cllr Drew Mellor - Branksome East

Drew trained as an accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers before founding the AddVenture Group where he and his team advise and invest in businesses in the South.

Living in Branksome East with his partner Katie, who was born in Poole, Drew is a keen runner and charity activist. He has completed several fundraising campaigns including cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats and rowing around the Isle of Wight. He is currently preparing for the London Marathon to raise funds for Children With Cancer.

Drew has previous experience as a County Councillor and local volunteer as a member and Chair of a number of school governing bodies and community groups. For the last ten years he focussed on his business career and now looks forward to working closely with his colleagues and resident groups in supporting the Branksome East ward.