Councillor Louise Upton
Title: Board Member for Healthy Oxford
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More information about this councillor
The second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10.30 am to 11.30 am at the Rose & Crown, North Parade Avenue (coinciding with the Farmers' Market in the street), with Cllr James Fry
13 White Hart
Phone: 01865 793899
Terms of Office
- 19/09/2013 - 22/05/2014
- 23/05/2014 - 03/05/2018
- 07/05/2018 - 11/05/2020
Appointments to outside bodies
- Health and Wellbeing Board
- Health Improvement Board
- Oxford and District Sports and Recreation Association for the Disabled
- Oxford Preservation Trust
- Oxford Sports Council Executive Committee
Louise was educated at Grove Comprehensive School, Market Drayton, Shropshire. She obtained a BA (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford (studying at New College) and a PhD in Cell Physiology from University College London. She lived and worked in Paris for 3 years before returning to Oxford.
She is a research scientist at the University of Oxford.
Louise is the Council’s Champion for Cycling, and chairs the Oxford City Cycling Forum. As hobbies she cycles and walks, practices good French and learns Italian.
Louise is on the following bodies:
Gatehouse management committee
Mortimer Hall Management Committee
Oxford Preservation Trust
Louise is a member of the following organisations:
SUSTRANS, Amnesty International, Woodland Trust, Oxford Preservation Trust, RSPB, The National Trust and Cyclox.