Press Manager and Campaigner
Mina Sharma joined the Leicester Conservatives in 2016, and manages media relations for the Association. In addition she chairs Leicester's Conservative Women's Organisation (follow on @CWOLeicester)
Mina was born and raised in London, and has spent her entire career working within the public sector in communications and media relations. She was previously interim media manager at Westminster City Council, and later worked with the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt at the Department of Health press office to raise public awareness about dementia. Mina holds a BA in History from Royal Holloway, University of London, and a Masters degree in English from King's College London. She moved to Leicester in November 2015, and lives in Stoneygate with her husband and two year old son.
Mina is a political campaigner who believes that people from every background can aspire to be the best that they can be. She has raised £3,000 for ISKCON Leicester, a city centre community project and Temple, which will see one of Leicester's most iconic buildings (built by the renowned Leicester architect Joseph Goddard) fully restored to its former glory. Mina is passionate about regenerating the city centre and supporting businesses.