James O’Dwyer is a Torbay
Councillor who represents Wellswood Ward in Torquay.
His degree is in Housing and Development and he is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Currently a Board Member of Teign Housing and previously a Board Member at Sanctuary Affordable Housing, Riviera Housing Trust LSVT and South Devon Rural HA he has a wide range of Registered Social Landlord experience.
He has represented Torbay Council on the Devon County Investment and Pensions Board supporting the investment and stewardship of the £4 billion of members LGPS pension monies and is a member of the Audit Committee. He was formerly also a member of both the Investment and Regeneration Committee and Housing Committee.
James was a Director of Torquay United Football Club as well as Director of the Charitable Torquay United Football in the Community Trust, encouraging fitness and health in younger people through participation in sport.
With a background covering a wide range of community and business representation James has also been a School Governor at both local maintained and academy schools.