Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council
Cllr David Rouane
Cllr David Rouane is the Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council.
He was elected in October 2021 after the previous Leader, Cllr Sue Cooper, chose to stand down having led the council since the local elections in 2019.
Cllr Rouane, who is ward member for Didcot North East, has been a district councillor in South Oxfordshire since 2019, and has served on the Cabinet since his election, as Cabinet Member for Housing and Environment, and Didcot Garden Town. He is also a member of the council’s Climate and Ecological Emergencies Advisory Committee.
He has a background in the charity sector, most recently as a director of the climate change charity, Possible.