Rupert Audland recently joined the board and is a South Lakes District Councillor, elected in 2016. Living in Milnthorpe, where his family have lived for generations he uses his communication skills working with the Parish Council to help address local issues with special interest in housing.
Rupert studied European languages and worked initially for Lloyds Bank, before moving to Spain for 28 years.
There he worked in a variety of occupations and after 10 years in national and European transport, moved into freelance salesworking in magazines and the print industry, before moving on to production & print. He also worked closely with the Police as an interpreter when required.
Rupert’s keen interest in social housing comes from his work as a district councillor, and witnessing the need first hand to address the need for more social housing.
Key skills: Communication and Community engagement