The Glastonbury Town Deal has secured £23.6 million investment for the town, representing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to deliver the objectives outlined in the Town Investment Plan

Glastonbury Town Deal Board Members

> Dr Michael White FMBA

Dr Michael White FMBA

Role: Vice Chair

Representing: Glastonbury Town Council

Glastonbury Town Councillor, Ocean and Climate Scientist

Extensive project and research expedition leadership (e.g. Mediterranean and South Pacific).

Good track record of grant awards and successful completion of projects.

Fellow of the Marine Biological Association, PhD, MSc, BSc. Certificate of Management Studies Numerous scientific publications (e.g. sea turtles and climate change), peer-reviewer for academic journals and intergovernmental reports.

Former naval marine engineer with many skills, including logistics, personnel, budgets, critical path analysis, conflict resolution, and project delivery.

I am committed to life-long learning and all levels of community education, I train my own research assistants, bringing out the best in each.

I am very well organised, pay attention to detail, and am good with risk assessment & management. Deep knowledge of climate change impacts and resilience.