Neil Gough, Cambridgeshire County Councillor and Deputy Leader of South Cambridgeshire District Council, has been appointed to the board of property developer This Land. He brings with him extensive industry experience having worked for several international companies over many years.
Councillor Gough has a background in strategy, regulation and commercial negotiations as well as public policy across international regulated industries. He has worked in the fields of energy and telecommunications industries in a wide variety of emerging markets, including sub-Saharan Africa, India and South East Asia.
His main interests now are in the area of the interface between regulation and business, particularly in emerging markets. He is an alumnus of both Cambridge and the University of Chicago, where he studied for his MBA.
He was elected as a Liberal Democrat in May 2018 to represent Cottenham on South Cambridgeshire District Council and more recently was elected as County Councillor. He is also on the Executive Board of the Greater Cambridgeshire Partnership.