About Joe

Passionate about politics and international development and driven by the principles, values and ideas of social justice, fairness, equality and community. Labour party candidate for Stamford Hill West in the 2014 council local elections. An active and committed Labour activist and campaigner. A committed internationalist,  Vice Chair (policy) of the Labour Campaign for International Development (LCID). Co-founder of street children charity Street Action. Practitioner, researcher, activist and consultant working in the NGO and voluntary sector. Have also worked as a senior parliamentary researcher and advisor in the House of Commons and House of Lords. School Govenor for local primary school in Hackney. Travelled extensively throughout across Europe, Asia, Southern and Eastern Africa and the United States.

Guardian reader, news consumer, tweeter, cyclist, interest in art, music, history and lover of Africa and her people. Live in Hackney in London with wife and two young children.

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