National Council Member
Owen has been a Conservative activist for 15 years. He has wide experience across the voluntary party from university branches to Constituency Chairman and National Executive. He fought the Caerphilly constituency in the 2011 Welsh General Election where he gained the highest vote every recorded for the party in the seat and the Newcastle-under-Lyme seat in the 2017 General Election.
He has been involved with LGBT+ Conservatives for three years, with particular focus on developing the Candidates' Fund and providing financial support for 'out' Conservative candidates.
In his day job, Owen is Director of External Affairs for a London based media organisation.
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