Barry grew up in Cornwall and graduated from Plymouth University before moving to Essex for 10 years. Relocating to Dorset in 2008 was a great move for him, “it has the best of everything, sea, shopping, forest walks, country pubs and much more”.
Barry has lived in Colehill for 5 years and is married with two children who both attend local schools. He works for a technology company where he enjoys his role as sales engineer.
He enjoys outdoor activities including mountain bike riding, family strolls through Cannon Hill plantation, motocross and classic car restoration.
Barry was co-opted onto the Council in March 2014 and re-elected in the elections of May 2015. He serves on the Finance and General Purposes Committee and was elected as Chairman of Council in May 2017.