Oxfordshire Green Party

Maurice Fantato, candidate for Witney West & Bampton

Maurice has lived in Oxfordshire since 1996 though he has resided in the UK for over 30 years having completed his higher education in this country. He is originally from Italy, but spent his youth in South America where in his teens he travelled widely as a volunteer for the WWF, reaching into the depths of the Amazon jungle at the age of 15. His passion for the environment has remained a constant source of inspiration throughout his life.

He currently lives in Bampton where he has actively campaigned for more integrated and affordable transport links (delivering a petition to the Prime Minister in 2010), safer rural roads and better environment. He is a trustee of two charities, one on education and another on poverty relief, as well as an active Fellow of two chartered institutions. He works as a senior PR and marketing consultant for a communication specialist in Milton Keynes, his wife is a specialist Nurse in the NHS and has a son.

He writes the bamptonwestwitney blog.

Maurice Fantato