Ross is the Liberal Democrat Candidate for Copnor Ward in the 2018 Local Election to Portsmouth City Council.
Ross was born in the Wirral where he went to Higher Bebington Junior School, before attending Wirral Grammar School for Boys and Sixth Form. He then took a year out in 2012 to volunteer overseas with a Scottish charity, Project Trust. During this time, he was a primary school teacher were he taught 5th grade in the remote village of River’s View near Bartica, Guyana.
Ross then returned from South America to the UK in 2013 to study at the University of Portsmouth where he undertook a Bachelors in Geology and subsequently an MSc in Business and Management. He was the founding President to the University of Portsmouth Society of Economic Geologists which grew to have over 50 members, as well working as a Technical Assistant during a summer for the University. He now does voluntary research for a foreign policy think tank and is currently working on a project regarding Iraqi Kurdistan.
Ross believes that hard work and a passion for change will help drive Portsmouth forwards. That’s why he volunteers with local homeless charities and campaigns on issues in Copnor and around the city.