Cllr Daniel Friend

Ward: South    Party: Conservative

District Councillor

Contact Details

18 St. Georges Road



CT13 9LR

Tel: 07723 364042



Statutory Register of Members Interests

Councillor Bio

My name is Daniel Friend and I first became a town councillor in 2016. I live in Sandwich with my wife Megan and our three children, William, Violet, and Monty. I work with Age Concern in Sandwich as well as being Chairman and CEO of a group of IT businesses based in Sandwich. I am deeply involved in lots of groups and charities in the town and have family connections to Sandwich spanning generations. 

My background is Retail/Senior Management, ranging from Area/Regional Management to Flagship Management. I have extensive HR experience from direct management of 100-200 employees and HR Business Partner experience responsible for up to 4,000 employees. I have a wealth of financial experience, being accountable for businesses turning over in excess of £30m per annum.

Sandwich Conservatives - Chairman

Deal, Dover and District Citizens Advice - Trustee

Conservative Business Forum - Chairman

South Thanet Conservative Association - Deputy Chairman

Sandwich is Open - Director (not for profit)

Sandwich Salutes the forties - committee member

Sandwich Town Team - committee member

The USN P22 Trust - Vice Chair

Sandwich Infants School - Vice-Chair Governors

Great Oaks Small School - Trustee

Sandwich Chamber of Commerce - Vice-President

Sandwich Royal British Legion - Treasurer

Gazen Salts Nature Reserve - Vice Chair

Sandwich United Charities - Trustee

Talk it Out - Trustee

Delf Stream Working Group - committee member

Merry Go Round Pre-School - committee member

Sandwich Dementia Friendly Community - committee member

The Friends of Sandwich Infant School Trust - Chairman

Curfew Ringer (Captain 2020)


Rotary Club of Sandwich member

Council Service

Joined Council: October 2016

Elected as District Councillor: August 2021

Committee Membership: IT/Social Media Committee, Tourism Committee, Museum and Archives Committee

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