London businesswoman Rehana Ameer has been elected as a Councillor of Vintry ward in the City of London elections- A first in 950 years of the City of London Corporation's history. The first UK woman politician from Tamil Nadu, Ameer had migrated from Chennai, to study MBA in International Business. Highly experienced in IT she has successfully managed and delivered large, complex, and multi-country IT and Business Transformation projects for multinational companies in the City and worldwide.
Also called the Square Mile, the City of London is the financial district and historic centre of London and the oldest continuous municipal democracy in the world. Rehana's key focus areas are road safety, improved air quality, mental health and well-being, safer city, and a better representation of 'all' types of businesses as part of the Brexit negotiations.
Rehana has been appointed to the Planning and Transportation Committee, Markets Committee and Community & Children's Services Committee within her role as Common Councilman of the City of London Corporation.