Stephen Cooksey was first elected as County Councillor for Dorking & The Holmwoods in May 2005.

As a County Councillor, Stephen sits on the Audit & Governance Committee and the Communities, Environment & Highways Select Committee. He is also Chairman of the Surrey Lib Dems group.

Stephen has been a District Councillor for Dorking South since 1992 and is the current Leader of Mole Valley District Council.

Stephen has retired from his role as Deputy Director of Open University Validation Services. He previously served on the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Authority from 1984 to 1989, West Yorkshire Policy Authority from 1979 to 1981 and Leeds City Development Company from 1987 to 1989.

You can contact Stephen by emailing