Celia is a Bristolian born and bred, educated at St Mary Redcliffe Comprehensive School, and graduated with 2:1 in History from Swansea University before training and working as a teacher.
An experienced political figure she has been a parish councillor, Avon County Councillor, and led the Lib Dem Group on Avon Fire Authority as a South Gloucesterhire Councillor. This is her third time as a Parliamentary candidate.
Celia was awarded a Masters Degree from Bristol University in 2008, and in 2009 her family moved to Henleaze. Her grown up children are medical and legal professionals.
She is committed to ensuring Bristol North West's continuing prosperity, which means supporting key industries such as GKN and Airbus, Southmead Hospital and the two Universities, in particular their European Research networks.