Living in and bringing up family in neighbouring Verulam, working in central St Albans, and involved in a range of local community activities, Gordon Baisley is well placed to represent Batchwood. Gordon has lived in Fishpool St since 2009 with his wife Nicole, and three children, Hamish, Euan and Fergus. After leaving the role as Director of Quality Assurance as IFDS, Gordon started Quast, a recruitment and consultancy company based in central St Albans in 2015.
In recent years, Gordon has undertaken a variety of voluntary roles in the community that will help him as a councillor. he is a parent governor and chair of the Resources Committee at Alban City School, a local authority governor at Killigrew primary school and chair and year 2 coach at Victoria Playing Fields Football Club. He was a section leader at the 17th Abbey Cub Scout group throughout 2018.