Gurjit works across the housing, planning and development sectors on local and devolved levels - including for Taylor Wimpey, Sav Group, Imara Group, Peabody and BFI.
Prior to joining Newington, Gurjit worked for two Conservative MPs and on the EU Referendum for the Vote Leave campaign advising on outreach strategies. She has also been a Campaign Manager in two constituencies for both local and national elections and has a degree in Law from the University of Buckingham. Gurjit currently serves as a Conservative Councillor for Gravesham Borough Council and holds a Cabinet portfolio for Community Development.
Meera read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Warwick. Following university she worked in the House of Commons for several years as Sir Edward Garnier’s Parliamentary Assistant and was the Executive Officer of Conservative Friends of India for one year. She was also on the core team of the Andy Street campaign, who is now the Mayor of the West Midlands.
Communications for PwC, Loomba Foundation, Broadcast (Producer of Features, Interview-shows, Special Shows, Documentaries, Marketing films), Content for print and digital, Developmental work with UNHCR, SEVA. Worked as Special Features Editor for Asian Voice. Sub-editor and writer for the highest circulated English newspaper in Hong Kong The Standard and for travel magazine Jetsetter magazine.
Mehreen is currently a Senior Associate at Clifford Chance LLP, where she specialises in Sovereign Debt Restructuring and helped launched the world's first sovereign blue bond to benefit oceans, marine life and the environment.
Vidhi has been a Conservative Councillor in the London Borough of Croydon since 2005, and in 2015 stood as the Parliamentary candidate in Croydon North. For 4 years he served as a Cabinet Member in Croydon. Professionally Vidhi runs his own independent consultancy business, advising clients on the feasibility and financing of transport and infrastructure projects, focussing mainly on the international development sector.
Pradeep Bhardwaj is Senior Technology Strategist and Head of Industry Standards in the mobile industry. Pradeep has been part of a few historical moments and actually creating them – India’s 1st Public Email service, India’s 1st Public Internet service, India’s 1st Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) service, one of India’s 1st International Digital Exchanges, setting up mobile and international telecom services in Seychelles, the Paradise on Earth, followed by a stint in Melbourne, Australia designing state-of-the-art high-speed data network for INMARSAT using a constellation of satellites, before settling in the UK. He is Deputy Chairman (Political) for Swindon Conservatives and also holds several positions – being Governor of Swindon College, Chairman of Swindon Hindu Temple, Trustee of 3 local charities, Parish Councillor, and avid Division-1 Table-tennis player and umpire. With a global outlook, having travelled extensively to well over 50 countries and lived in many countries, he considers himself a Community champion for the cause of Equality and Diversity, to bring people together and harness their collective power for a bigger vision.
2020- Appointed as Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead - Conservative Group Chief Whip and Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead - Chairman of the Licensing Panel. He is the first Indian sikh in both roles.
2019 - Councillor, Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
Elected Councillor in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead in May for the ward of Boyn Hill Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
He had achieved one of the highest vote shares in the local council elections in the Royal Borough and he is also one of only two Sikh candidates elected for the first time in the Royal Borough.
2016 - Executive Officer
Maidenhead Conservative Association
One of two Sikh Association Executive Officer’s elected to the executive for the first time in the associations history.
An Alumni of London Business School with over Twenty years of intensive experience which includes CDO-Vice President at Barclays, Head of Architecture at Credit Suisse, Lead Technical specialist at Deutsche Bank, Assistant Vice President at Citi Bank, Senior Architect at Royal Bank of Scotland, Lead Technical Consultant at JP Morgan, Lead Solution Architect at British Telecom, Team Lead at Rabo Bank in United Kingdom,Senior Software Engineer in USA and Scientist B at Reaserch Centre Imarath( Minisitry of Defense, India) and founder of ivoteconservatives.com
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