When standing for the By Election in 2015 I was clear that I wanted to stand up and be counted, be a catalyst for change for the better and be judged on my performance.
Since being elected I have immersed myself in learning the present process of Government and used that to successfully deliver an important motion for the Island.
Through my work in DEFA I have brought through Tynwald the Island's first ever strategy on tackling climate change. Another important role has been in the Department of Health where I have worked hard to improve effectiveness and raise the staff morale through supporting the great people who work in our health service.
The next Government that forms after the Election will face many challenges. It will require strong leadership, with the resolve to take tough decisions and with clear goals that will allow us all to enjoy living on the Isle of Man.