Jon comes from Blackpool and moved to Liverpool to go to university where he studied Politics & Philosophy before completing his postgrad in International Relations. Jon is now studying for an MA in Social Work, and hopes to specialise in working with older people when he graduates. Jon manages Theresa’s casework. Before joining the team Jon volunteered and worked with the CAB across Merseyside. Outside of work Jon likes running, cycling, photography and his Siamese cat, Charles.
From Liverpool, James is a Liverpool City Councillor for Greenbank ward and a serving member of Merseyside Fire & Rescue Authority. He holds a BA and an MA in History, and a PGCE in teaching adult learners. He previously worked as a Lecturer at St Helens College, a Policy Advisor for a Labour MP and as a Researcher at the University of Liverpool. He is a former Vice Chair of the Fabian Society and a current Executive Committee member of SERA (Labour’s environment campaign). He recently finished the Hong Kong Marathon and runs regularly with his local running club.
Originally from the South of England, Caroline has spent the last few years living in Paris and then Brussels. For Theresa, Caroline advises on energy issues in the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE). Previously, Caroline worked for Richard Howitt MEP on the Employment and Social Affairs Committee.
In her free time, Caroline runs marathons, enjoys Zumba, watching the rugby and reading…oh and dying her hair crazy colours.
Hetty is originally from Wigan but has lived in Liverpool, Chester, Accra, London, and Providenciales, before settling back in Liverpool where she was elected as a city councillor for Riverside ward. She was Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2012, following her first degree in International Politics & Policy (with a focus on European Union integration), and has previously worked for a number of senior Labour Party politicians.
In her spare time she enjoys travel, Netflix marathons, and is learning to play the ukulele.