|Member of the Welsh Assembly
6 May 2011
|Preceded by||Mick Bates|
|Alma mater||Birmingham City University|
Russell was born in Welshpool and brought up in Montgomeryshire. He attended Birmingham City University, achieving a BA (Hons) degree in Information and Media Studies, and has lived in Montgomeryshire all his life. He owns a home entertainment business in Newtown called Fuze.
In 2008 Russell was elected to Powys County Council to represent the Newtown Central ward. Following this, he was elected by the County Councils’ Welsh Conservative group to be one of its representatives on the Council’s executive management board, a position he still holds and in which he is the portfolio holder for Customer Services and ICT.
Following his Welsh Assembly Election win in 2011, Russell was selected as the Shadow Secretary for Energy and Sustainable Development.
- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/special/election2011/constituency/html/26690.stm BBC News Election 2011 special: Welsh Assembly election 2011
- "Shadow Cabinet Announced". Daily Argus. 2011-05-17.
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|National Assembly for Wales|
|Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire
|Shadow Minister for Environment