Tim Bearder is standing in the Oxfordshire County Council elections on 4 May 2017 as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the county division of Eynsham.
Tim has lived in Oxfordshire for over 40 years and worked at the BBC Oxford for 12 of those, exploring the county, getting to know its people and politics.
He has been instrumental in establishing BBC Radio Oxford’s new music programme and is still occasionally called on to conduct interviews with visiting bands.
In 2012 he established his own successful film production company and now produces advertisements for blue chip companies such as Lloyds, BT and M&S.
He remains extremely passionate about local green initiatives and is a member of the Westmill Solar co-operative and Oxfordshire's organic farm collective Cultivate.