Adrian Darley – Chair

Adrian has lived near Clapham Common for 26 years and has always been an active user of much of what it has to offer . He can regularly be seen running or in the cricket nets with his children and also enjoys fishing on Eagle and Mount ponds a few times a year. He has been a volunteer coach for local hockey club London Wayfarers for five years and has watched his children playing school sport on the Common since they were at nursery. He is also very interested in nature and gets a lot of pleasure in spotting the occasional woodpecker or sparrowhawk on the Common.

Joanna Reynolds – Vice Chair

Joanna is a resident of Clapham Common & Abbeville ward.

Phil Carey – Secretary

Phil moved to just off Clapham Common Westside 20 years ago and, as a frequent user of the Common – walking, cycling and running – is keen to help make it something that local people can be proud of.  His career has been in transport policy, as a civil servant and now working independently.  He’s well versed in weighing up the competing demands on a valuable resource such as Clapham Common.

Krishna Siva – Treasurer

Krishna is a forty-years plus resident of Nightingale Lane. After local schooling and graduating from Middlesex University he worked in investment research, and other London-based work until 2008. After unemployment, in 2011 he took up self-employment as a tennis coach at Clapham Common Westside. More recently since 2016, he volunteered initially as treasurer for the Friends of Clapham Common. Among his varied interests are reading classic literature and hiking in the Lake District and Cairngorms in Scotland. Krishna is passionate about Clapham Common and is keen to help its conserve to higher standards.

Cllr. Linda Bray

Linda has lived in Clapham for over 30 years and is a local councillor for Clapham Town ward. She visits the Common most days with her dog. Her mission is to preserve the Common as a green and peaceful haven for community use and to make sure it receives its fair share of parks investment in Lambeth.

Cllr. Ben Curtis

Ben lives just off the Common, and walks his dog there every day. He is a Liberal Democrat Councillor for Clapham Common & Abbeville ward and Cautley Avenue resident. His mission is to strengthen the bond between the Clapham Common MAC and the local community – so that the Common can be preserved for generations to come. As the youngest Councillor on Lambeth Council, he’s equally keen to make sure that young people’s voices are heard when it comes to improving public spaces.

Cllr. Alison Inglis-Jones

Alison has lived in Clapham for over 25 years. She is a trustee and volunteer at Brixton & West Norwood foodbank. Alison is an experienced trustee with a record of overseeing and running successful public affairs campaigns for the private, public and voluntary sectors. She provides pro-bono public affairs advice to a range of local, national and international charities. She was elected as a Labour Councillor in Clapham Common & Abbeville in May 2022.

Petr Kaiser

Jeremy Keates

Manager, This is Clapham, Business Improvement District.

Michael Mooney

Michael has lived in Clapham for 33 years, the past 26 overlooking Clapham Common on the Southside. He raised his family here and is frequently on the Common to walk the family dog. As part of the long-standing community directly surrounding the Common, he has the ear of many neighbours who can offer a valuable insight into its daily use and impact. He is keen to contribute to the great work being done and see it extend to any overlooked parts of the Common and to ensure it remains welcoming for everyone.

Andrew Summers

Andrew has lived in and around Clapham for almost 20 years and is passionate about the neighbourhood’s amenities and cleanliness, and appeal as both a place to visit and to live.  He is also very keen to preserve and enhance our open spaces, in particular Clapham Common.

Charlee Boston

Charlee is Chair of the Tenants’ & Residents’ Association of the Notre Dame Estate.

Kim Wiper

Kim is a resident of the Clapham Common and Abbeville ward.

Clapham Society – Michael Barry

Michael represents The Clapham Society and has lived in and around Clapham for over 25 years. He has a background of running large media organisations but most recently has been a full time foster carer in Lambeth while continuing to work as a consultant business coach. Michael can be found running or walking his dog on Clapham Common most days, and is committed to championing the common as the heart of the healthy thriving local community.  

Friends of Clapham Common – Ed Allnutt

Ed grew up in Clapham and has lived here most of his life. He represents the Friends of Clapham Common, a membership organisation with the purpose of protecting and improving our Common for nature and the community. The Friends have prevented several encroachments on our green space, organised community and volunteer events, and planted over a hundred trees. Ed is a gardener and environmental campaigner.

Wild Clapham – Gareth James

Gareth is the Chair of Wild Clapham, a Charitable Incorporated Organisation working with Lambeth Council to improve the ecology, biodiversity and climate resilience of the Common. 

Gareth has lived in Balham for 30 years and runs a landscape-design company working across London and the Home Counties. He has been the architect behind many of the Common’s biodiversity projects, including new areas of scrubland and the wildflower meadows. 

He is involved in all the tree-planting projects on the Common and is passionate about nature conservation, habitat creation and sustainable management practices.