Kemi Badenoch is a Conservative Member of the London Assembly.
She joined the GLA on September 16th 2015 and is currently the Conservative assembly spokesman for policing and crime, and sits on the Transport, and Police and Crime committees.
Kemi also works for the Spectator Magazine and prior to that was an Associate Director at Coutts & Co. She is a board member of Charlton Triangle Housing Association.
Kemi holds two degrees in Engineering and Law from Sussex University and Birckbeck College respectively. In 2006, she was appointed a project leader on David Cameron’s Global Poverty Policy Group and she also leads projects on the Conservative Technology forum.
In 2010, she contested the seat of Dulwich and West Norwood against former Secretary of State, Tessa Jowell at the 2010 election.
She provides regular mentoring to women who wish to pursue careers in technology and is a motivational speaker for the global TedX speaker series.