Oxfordshire Green Party

Craig Simmons, councillor for St. Marys and candidate for Sonning Common

Craig Simmons runs an internationally recognised and respected sustainability consultancy based in Oxford employing people from around the County. He is currently a City Councillor in Oxford and was, for 13 years, an Oxfordshire County Councillor before he stood down in 2010 to focus on his environmental business which now employs 25 staff and continues to grow. He has played an influential role in developing local environmental policies.  When he last stood for election he polled the highest percentage vote of any City candidate—making him the most popular Councillor.

Craig is well known for his social and environmental campaigning.  Amongst many other things, he founded the East Oxford Farmer’s Market, Low Carbon East Oxford, Magdalen Road Traders & Residents Association and helped start the Cowley Road Carnival. Craig also oversaw the implementation of the Cowley Road safety scheme which led to a sharp drop in local accidents and injuries. Craig is a keen cyclists and last year cycled from Oxford to Cambridge raising money for the British Heart Foundation.


Craig Simmons