People

Henry Shelford

Chairperson

Henry has been involved with WNCA since 2010 in particular in Bayswater Ward. He is Chairperson of the charity SarcoidosisUK you can learn more about him here. He is WNCA Chairperson. He was previously responsible for the WNCA's Patrons' Club.

Aled Jones

Deputy Chairman (Membership)

Aled is a media barrister and Little Venice resident. He is the first point of contact for all membership queries.

Rupert Harrison

Fundraising Officer

Rupert is an economist and portfolio manager at BlackRock, a global investment firm. From 2010-2015 he was Chief of Staff to Chancellor George Osborne, and Chair of the UK’s Council of Economic Advisors.

Peter Freeman, Westminster City Councillor (Abbey Road)

Peter has lived in the ward for a number of years and is an active member of the local community. Currently he serves as a governor of Quintin Kynaston Community Academy, and is Chairman of the Trustees of St. Martins in the Field Almshouse, Chesterfield Lodge in St. Johns Wood.

Susie Burbridge, Westminster City Councillor (Lancaster Gate)

Susie was elected as a councillor in 1998 whilst continuing to work in Parliament. She grew up in Yorkshire with her six brothers and sisters and left for London at the age of 24 to open a travel business. She is very much a family person and has a son and daughter.

Andrew Smith, Westminster City Councillor (Lancaster Gate)

Andrew was elected as a Councillor in Lancaster Gate in 2008; since his election he has worked to improve the environment of Lancaster Gate, supported residents to deliver sensitive development in the area and worked with the police to reduce crime.