A-level subjects studied and why you chose those subjects:

Government and Politics, History, Geography

I had and continue to have a great interest in these three subjects. The teachers involved in my A-Level courses were also a great influence.

What University you attended and the reason why you chose that university:

Stranmillis University College- Education with History (Hons)

Queens University Belfast- MA Politics

I chose QUB for both my undergraduate and post-graduate due to the subjects offered.

Job/Jobs since graduation:

City Councillor- Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, 2014-Present

Senior Executive- MCE Public Relations, 2016-Present

Programme Manager- Causeway Institute, 2013-2016

Parliamentary Advisor- Rt Hon Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP, 2013-2015

Parliamentary Advisor- Brenda Hale MLA, 2014-2015

Parliamentary Assistant- Diane Dodds MEP, 2012-2013

Ben Mallon