Geoffrey Seeff is a chartered accountant with a doctorate for his research in the field of corporate social responsibility. He is a principal consultant with McBains, an interdisciplinary technical services practice, and advises UK and overseas governments and government departments, funding agencies, banks and investors on physical and social infrastructure developments and commercial projects. He was the convener for Redbridge SDP in 1981 and has been active in the party since then, standing in all Redbridge local elections, and as a parliamentary candidate in Chingford and Woodford Green in 1997 and 2010, Romford 2005 and Harlow, 2015 and 2017. He is married with two daughters and four grandchildren, a keen amateur musician and currently Chair of the biennial Woodford Festival. He is currently the Parliamentary Party Candidate for Chingford and Wood Green.