Geoff recently retired from Imerys where he was Financial Controller of the calcined kaolin business based at St. Dennis.
After education at Polperro CP, Liskeard GS and St Austell College of FE he joined the then ECC as a management accountant trainee. His career has included working in the light engineering, baby food and pharmaceutical industries. In the latter he also became involved in the strategic planning of worldwide Ibuprofen manufacture for Boots and global planning and PR for the launch of an anti-obesity drug for BASF.
On returning home to Cornwall in 2002 he joined Imerys whilst buying a B&B business with his wife Suzanne in Falmouth and these ran in tandem until the business was sold in 2009.
Geoff has two grown up children who live and work in Plymouth. He is treasurer of his local community hall and he enjoys walking, travel, reading and almost every sport, if only in a watching capacity these days!