Jonathan Oates is a writer, researcher, and teacher. He is a long term Bath resident and lives in Lansdown. His education and training are in political economy and international public policy analysis. His current work includes a podcast series and eBook on the climate emergency from a British vantagepoint.
He has been heavily involved in the local effort to ensure BANES declares a climate emergency, as has been done lately in Bristol and Wiltshire, along with other local authorities in the UK, and around the world.
Whilst active in politics, in the widest sense, most of his adult life, he has not stood for office previously. He was a director of Democratic Accountability Bath.