Matthew Shakespeare lives in Pangbourne with his wife and two children who both attended Pangbourne Primary School, where he served as a governor. He helped set-up and now leads the Kingfisher Cub Scout pack.
As Director of Service for an international laser company, Matt works with customers in challenging situations to solve problems. Maintaining good relationships and finding solutions are central to his role.
When the Conservative council threatened to cut the library, close the toilets and fire the school lollipop lady Matt joined with villagers to campaign to defend services and to ensure Pangbourne remains a flourishing community