Prior to the Assembly, Kemi was a director at the Spectator Magazine and before that an associate director at Coutts & Co.
She holds two degrees in engineering and law, from Sussex University and Birkbeck College respectively. She is currently a board member for the Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life and for 9 years was a non-executive director for a London housing association.
Her other areas of interest include engineering and technology, social mobility and integration. She provides regular mentoring to women who wish to pursue careers in technology.
Kemi was recently a keynote speaker at The Conservative Progress Brexit conference where she explained her vision for a more united Britain outside of the EU (click here to watch). She has also has spoken at the global TedX speaker series on addressing poverty of ambition when it comes to ethnic minorities.