Cllr Roger Harmer
(Lib Dem) Birmingham City Council
Roger has represented Acocks Green in three spells; from 1995-2001, 2008-12 and 2014 onwards. During this time he has served as Chairman of the Housing Overview and Scrutiny Committee and Deputy Leader of the Lib Dem Group. He is currently a member of the Neighbourhood and Community Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
He lives in Acocks Green where he is also a School Governor and a Trustee of the Charles Lane Trust.
Roger studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University. He then came to Birmingham and after starting as a sales manager for an international chemicals company, switched to the voluntary sector. He has since worked at Business in the Community, the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit in what is now DCLG (as a secondee), Groundwork UK and Garden Organic.