Councillors

Daniel Rowe

Daniel is a Supplier Quality Engineer in the medical robotics industry, who has had a keen interest in supporting the town for a number of years, through the council and a number of other community groups and bodies.

He is very keen to make a contribution to our community and wants to see it prosper economically. He understands that St Ives has to meet the challenges of the modern era, but must do this with care so that its special character, personality and identity are not damaged.

Craig Smith

Craig has lived in st Ives for just over 20 years.


He is a local Electrician and was recently co- opted into the St Ives Council in January 2021.

He is a family man with 4 children who all go to local schools, scholarships and after-school/weekend clubs. He’s been part of the St Ives Carnival and music festival committee since 2017 and also helped out with the Christmas lights for the same amount of time.

He is looking forward to taking the next step and serving his community as town councillor.

John Parkin

John moved to St Ives in 2018 with wife and two young daughters to become a university lecturer in education. Before moving to St Ives, he was an assistant head teacher of an infant school in Surrey and has been a primary teacher for over fifteen years.

John is also a governor of a Cambridgeshire primary school and a volunteer member of a pre-school management committee.

John feels privileged to have become a Town Councillor and having the opportunity to work with others in the community to help make St Ives an even better place to live and work.

Shariqa Mokbul

Shariqa Mokbul

Councillor

Shariqa alongside her father and local business man, Mokbul Ahmed run the Montaz restaurant in the heart of the town centre. As of 2021, they are celebrating 35 years of success in St Ives! Shariqa was born and raised in St Ives attending both Wheatfields and St Ivo Academy. Focusing on tourism and youth culture she is looking forward to making a positive impact on the town. She is hoping to bridge the gap between the Town Council and the Bengali Community and become a voice for the unheard.

Julie Kerr

Julie Kerr

Councillor

Julie has lived in St. Ives for over 50 years. She and her husband have 2 daughters.

She has volunteered in various local charities and is currently a counsellor for the Bridge Counselling Centre. Her hope is to work with other organizations to educate and raise awareness of mental health from schools to the workplace.

Julie is a founding member of Facebook St Ives Action Support Team, set up to help the Christmas 2020 flood victims. This is now a Flood Action Group for St. Ives who's aim is to work with the various authorities to try to prevent future flooding.

Jonathan Pallant

Jonathan Pallant

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Jonathan grew up in nearby Hardwick and after some time away from the area in his 20s moved to St Ives in 2013.

Husband, father, software engineer, inveterate tinker, dog owner, cyclist and long standing member of the Cambridge and District Classic Car Club, Jonathan joined the council in 2016.

Tim Drye

Tim has lived in St Ives for 23 years and has been a member of St Ives Council since Sept 2009.

He works as a consultant statistician for a variety of different business sectors.

He also helps to run St Ives Youth Theatre and is Church warden of St James' Church, Hemingford Grey.

Rianna D

Rianna became a Town Councillor in 2016.

John Tiddy

John has lived in Houghton and St Ives for many years and has recently been elected to the Town Council in May 2016.

He served in the RAF for thirteen years and the Gas and Oil Industry as a Senior Geophysics Engineer worldwide for thirty years.

John is serving on the Town Planning Committee as well as being a member of the Norris Trust and the CIC.

Nic Wells

Nic was co-opted onto St Ives Town Council in November 2020. He has lived in Huntingdonshire for 40 years and has 4 children, 6 grandchildren and a stepson.

Nic and his wife moved to St Ives 5 years ago. He has recently retired from a career in IT technical and management roles.

He has previously served in other local Town and Parish councils and as a Governor of St Peter’s school. He is a keen supporter of local drama and nature groups

Nick Dibben

Nick has lived in St Ives for 25 years. He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and works in the construction industry designing major building projects.

Locally he is a member of the Civic Society and the RSPB. On the Town Council he takes an interest in transport and planning matters.

Angie Dickinson

Angie Dickinson

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Angie first came to live in St Ives when she was 10 and attended St Ivo School. She has previously served on the Town Council in 1989 and has been a school governor, a member of the carnival committee and St Ives in Bloom.

Ryan Fuller

Ryan has lived in St Ives his whole life and attended both Thorndown and St Ivo Schools. He was first elected to St Ives Town Council in 2008 and served until 2012 before being re-elected again in 2016 and 2018.

He has been Chairman of St Ives Christmas Lights Committee since 2009 and a director of St Ives Town Initiative since 2008 where he has worked to deliver events and projects such as the Italian, Continental and Christmas markets, SuggeStIves magazine and the promotion of local businesses.

He is also a County Councillor and Executive Leader of Huntingdonshire District Council.

Pasco Hussain

Pasco moved to St Ives in 1970 and attended local schools. He looks forward to serve the community as Town Councillor.

Margaret King

Margaret was elected to the Council in 2018. "I have lived in St.Ives for approximately twenty-five years and strive to do what is in my power to  achieve necessary improvements for the benefit of  residents whilst also maintaining St. Ives as a charming rural town of historical significance."

Dr Carla Pegoraro

Dr Carla Pegoraro

Councillor

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Carla moved to St Ives in 2012 and was elected to the council in 2018. Carla looks forward to serving the Town as Town Councillor.

Philip Pope

Philip Pope

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Philip is a proud St Ivian and has served as a Town Councillor since 2012, serving as the Towns Mayor for the municipal year 2017/18.
Philip is the Landlord of Floods Tavern in the town centre and is part of many local groups. These include but are not limited to, being a trustee of ‘ACE-Friends of St Ives Corn Exchange’, a committee member of the ‘St Ives Youth Theatre’, a performer with ‘The Centre Theatre Players’ and his latest appointment as the Chairman of ‘CALMtown St Ives’.
“I feel honoured to be serving the residents of St Ives. I love our beautiful riverside town and the friendly welcoming community that live, work, volunteer and visit here”