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Cllr Philip Broadhead

Cllr Philip Broadhead

Leader, BCP Council and Deputy Chair of Key Cities

Councillor Philip Broadhead is Deputy Chairman of Key Cities and Leader of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council – a large unitary local authority serving almost half a million residents on the UK’s South Coast.

He is also the elected Chairman of the Conservative Councillors’ Association – an organisation representing England’s 7,500 local councillors in the Conservative Party.

Philip is Chairman of the Council’s newly created, municipally-owned urban regeneration company FuturePlaces which is driving a £3bn project portfolio regeneration activity across the conurbation and embedding stewardship principles into its strategy and delivery models.

He also serves as a Board Member of the Local Government Association in Westminster and sits as Chairman and NED for a range of companies in the private and public sectors.

He has specialist fields of interest in regeneration, planning and economic growth. Prior to being elected as a politician, Philip worked in the property industry career spanning the residential and commercial property sectors.