Richard Halsall standing in Douglas East
A Douglas East candidate in September's manx General Election says he wants to bring, 'informed, fact-based decision making' to Manx politics.
Richard Halsall works at the Wildlife Park as the collection manager.
He is standing as a candidate for the Manx Labour Party.
Speaking live on Mandate on Manx Radio this morning, Mr Halsall said he would like to use his experience in a field not normally associated with politics: