Fiona Clegg in the Council Chamber. © 2019 Nick Skeens

She was co-opted onto the council on 5th June, 2019.

Councillor Clegg is on the Council’s Tourism Working Group, the Burnham Observatory Working Group and leads the Conservation Area Inspection Team.


Fiona has lived in Burnham on Crouch since she married in 1997.

She is a fully qualified banker and was awarded a Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland for services to banking.  She worked in the banking industry for 25 years holding management positions in Scotland and in England.  She left Scotland as manager of a flagship branch in Edinburgh to work in the City in Fraud and Money Laundering prevention

Fiona gave up commuting to spend more time in Burnham.  She enjoys renovating historic buildings and has won a Maldon District Council Conservation award.  She currently runs a property letting business offering properties for holiday and longer term letting.

She is well known for her event organising. She launched the Burnham Festive Fayre and latterly Quay Day, which she still runs.

She has raised many thousands of pounds for charity.  Her principal charity fundraising has gone to:-

  • Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome. She holds the role of  Patron
  • The Prince’s Trust – Fundraising Chairman for Essex
  • Essex Community Foundation – Fundraiser
  • High Sheriff’s Fund – event organizer
  • Carl Robinson Memorial Cancer Trust (early bowel cancer detection) – Trustee

Her interest in serving the community revolves around Tourism and Conservation. She has worked with Maldon District Council in their Sense of Place workshops and was a founding Trustee of an initiative called Think Local.

She lives with her husband Philip and their retired racing greyhound Easy Going Jo. She bought her horse Connor shortly after she married and he lives at Elmwood Equestrian Centre.

Contact Details

Correspondence address: Burnham on Crouch Town Council, Chapel Road, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8JA


Register of Interests

Each councillor has to complete a Register of Interests form upon election. This provides  information about any financial interest which a councillor has, or any benefit which he or she receives, which others might reasonably consider to influence his or her actions or words as a member of the Town Council.

It should also include relevant interests of their husband, wife, or civil partner.

Click on the link below for Cllr. Clegg’s Register of Interests.

Declaration file for Parish Councillor Fiona Clegg

For her Town Councillor entry on the Maldon District Council website, click here.