Gilbert Smyth

Gilbert has lived in Hackney for 30 years and is married with two teenage daughters. He was elected in 2018 as a Labour and Co-operative councillor for Stoke Newington and has worked hard supporting residents with a range of concerns; from housing, recycling, green spaces, to help with finding work. He is especially proud to […]

Susan Fajana-Thomas

Susan is a British- Nigerian and has lived in Stoke Newington with her family for over 30 years. She has represented Stoke Newington Ward on the council since 2010. To give something back, for the past twenty-five years Susan has served her community in many ways, being a Mentor to young Asylum Seekers on the […]

Mete Coban

As Chief Executive of My Life My Say, Mete is best known for contributing to the increase of turnout for young people at the 2017 and 2019 UK General Elections. The youngest ever elected Councillor in the London borough of Hackney, he is currently serving the administration as the Cabinet Member for Energy, Waste, Transport […]