Cllr Tommy Gale

Born at the Royal Free Hospital, Tommy is a local social worker in an adolescent safeguarding team where he works with with children in the care system, serious youth violence and teenagers in gangs. He also co-founded and runs a national social enterprise which works to get students from state schools into university. He is […]

Cllr Sylvia McNamara

Sylvia has lived in Kentish Town for five years since returning to London after 30 years of living and working in Leicester. She is particularly passionate about education, having recently retired from a career in local government as Director of Education in Croydon and Birmingham. Sylvia will work closely to support Eleanor Palmer and Acland […]

Cllr Shiva Tiwari

Shiva was born and raised in London and went to his local comprehensive. He studied law at The LSE and has a masters in business from INSEAD and works in Investment Management. Shiva was first elected to represent West Hampstead ward in 2018 and has been a Labour Party member and campaigner for almost 15 […]

Cllr Sharon Hardwick

Sharon has lived in West Hampstead for 20 years. She is a trustee at the Community Association for West Hampstead, has volunteered at the local Women’s Centre and at a Covid vaccine clinic. She was a voluntary carer for two neighbours at the end of their lives. She spent her first five years in a […]

Cllr Shah Miah

Shah is a legal professional and long-time Camden resident. Although he now provides criminal defence and immigration advice, in a previous life, he set up and ran restaurants. He takes a keen interest in supporting local enterprises and providing young people opportunities to get a start in business. Shah came to the UK from Bangladesh […]

Cllr Sagal Abdi-Wali

Sagal Abdi-Wali grew up in Camden and has served the community for over a decade as a volunteer and trustee for local charities, a school governor at two of our schools, and as a Local Government Officer at Camden Council. Having benefited from the opportunities and safe spaces created by local youth services and community […]

Cllr Rebecca Filer

Rebecca is Camden born and bred, living in our borough for 27 years. With a background working in the charity and campaigns sector, Rebecca wants to bring those experiences into championing the priorities of residents in Haverstock – whether that’s new community spaces, improving our highstreets like Chalk Farm Road and Queens Crescent or building […]

Cllr Nina de Ayala Parker

Nina is a justice activist, political lobbyist, and women’s rights advocate who campaigns for intersectional feminist policies and laws as she strongly believes that positive change starts with equality. While Nina is currently studying to be an environmental, human rights lawyer, she previously worked for international organisations, and on grassroots and national campaigns. Nina believes […]

Cllr Nazma Rahman

Nazma has had the great privilege to serve as West Hampstead councillor for the last 4 years, listening to residents’ concerns with her colleagues, tackling problems and championing their voices She’s a Muslim, BAME mother of 3 children. Using Sure Start and Home Start services meant Nazma was able to achieve her higher education qualification. […]

Cllr Nasrine Djemai

Nasrine was born and raised in Camden. She holds a BA (Hons) degree from Queen Mary and a MA from SOAS. From as young as 12, Nasrine has been involved in supporting and enabling community resilience, starting with her immediate community impacted by the HS2 project. Channelling her lived experience, she went on to work […]