Toby was born and brought up in South Gloucestershire. In May 2015 he was elected as the South Gloucestershire Councillor for Longwell Green and became Leader of the Council in May 2018. He continues to hold the education and skills portfolio.
Toby’s background is in communications and as a researcher in local government, planning and housing. He was a Special Constable with the Avon & Somerset Constabulary for 5 years.