Julian has been active with the Lib Dems and predecessor parties since the 1970's, including a stint as a local councillor from 1990 to 1998.
He has been interested in environmental issues since school, and recently wrote several articles for the GLD. He is also the treasurer for a small Charitable Incorporated Organisation.
Julian has a degree in Natural Sciences, and has worked in the Financial IT sector for 40 years. He is now looking at post work options, including how best to utilise his business skills and science background.
He is married with two adult children, and has lived in South East London throughout his life. He cycles regularly and is looking forward to enjoying more of the British countryside - if he can ever find the time.
See Carbon Tax - a proposal for a direct tax on the amount of emissions by Julian Hawkins on thi GLD website