Paul de Kort
County Council Candidate for Harpenden North-East
Paul de Kort is married with two grown-up children. He has lived in Harpenden for 24 years. Both his children went to school at local state primary and secondary schools (Manland and Sir John Lawes)
Paul has an Economics and Politics degree from Bristol University. He has worked in the education sector for over 15 years and is currently a teacher and Head of Sixth Form at a Hertfordshire state secondary school. School. For fourteen years previously he worked in the oil industry in commercial management roles, commuting to Central London, via the Thameslink service in the last five of these.
Paul has supported local community sport in coaching roles and is a strong believer in volunteer involvement in broadening community wellbeing. His particular political interests are in education, mental health service provision, sport and leisure provision and housing supply.