Matt Clare

Councillor for Eltham South ward

Matt was first elected to Greenwich Council in 2010, and is the Shadow Cabinet Member for Community Safety and the Environment.  He currently works as European Head of Customer Service for a bank.

Matt has lived in Eltham South for several years, first in Tarnwood Park where he was a key member of the residents association committee and now in Woodmere.Since becoming a councillor Matt has fought hard to improve road safety with improvements delivered in Court Road and underway in Avery Hill Road. He has also consistently challenged the council on their level of debt, poor upkeep of council properties and refuse collection/cleansweep.

Matt is a keen runner, having completed Run to the Beat, The Eltham Park 5 miles as well as the Greenwich Park MOvember run for Prostate Cancer sporting a Charles Bronson (actor) style moustache. In 2013 Matt will run the London Marathon, raising funds for Demelza, a childrens hospice on Court Road in Eltham South. You can sponsor Matt at

Surgery Details

09.30 - 11.00am on the 3rd Saturday of the month - by appointment only. Please call 07764197837 - at St Mary's Community centre.

Committee Memberships

  • Audit & Risk Management Panel
  • Council
  • Finance & Public Services Scrutiny Panel
  • Safer & Stronger Communities Scrutiny Panel
Phone number: 
07764 197837
7 Woodmere, Eltham, SE9 5NT