COUNCILLOR LEWIS HERBERT
Council Leader since 2014 and Labour Councillor for Coleridge since 2004.
Lewis also chairs the Greater Cambridge Partnership (City Deal) Board, is Chair of the “Fast Growth Cities” Group (Norwich, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Oxford and Swindon) and Local Government Association representative on the newly created Labour Party Planning Commission.
His professional expertise and experience is in local government, planning and transport, and waste reduction. He has been Director of Planning Skills at Anglia Ruskin University since 2004 and is Module Tutor for Housing and Planning on their Town Planning MSc.
Earlier, Lewis led work on London recycling and environmental protection as a GLC Councillor in the 1980s, followed by leading a team on local government reform in New Zealand, and then recycling and environmental protection in East England between 1990 and 2004.