Cllr. Alexander Curtis

Alexander is the Chairman of the Hertford and Stortford Conservative Association. Elected at the age of 20 to the post, he is currently the youngest Conservative Association Chairman and member of the Conservative National Convention. Before becoming Chairman of the Association in 2017, Alex served as its Deputy Chairman (Membership and Fundraising) between 2016 and 2017, presiding over an increase in local party membership exceeding 30%.

As Chairman of the Association, Alex is responsible for the overall coordination of the Conservative Party within the Hertford and Stortford constituency. Along with the other officers and the staff of the Association, Alex ensures that the objects and values of the Party are sustained and promoted in the area.

Alex is a town councillor for Ware Christchurch and serves as the current Mayor of Ware, the youngest mayor nationally. He is involved with a number of community groups within Ware, and supports a wide range of local causes. Initiatives to help the local economy, preserve local heritage, and guarantee sustainable local development are of particular concern to him in his work as a local councillor.

In addition to his responsibilities in East Hertfordshire, Alex is a student at the University of Oxford, where he serves as Deputy Chairman (Membership and Fundraising) of the Oxford East Conservative Association. In order to support the Conservative cause there, he has stood as a candidate for both Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council. A geographer by undergraduate training, his academic areas of interest span a number of topics; ranging from palaeoclimatology and palaeoecology, to economic development and social theory.

In his free time; Alex particularly enjoys reading, watching films, and playing the piano. He is very interested in the arts and the natural world. You are just as likely to find him at the theatre in London as you are to find him exploring the East Hertfordshire countryside.