Labour Business members elect the Executive Committee on a yearly basis.
The Executive Committee is composed of Honorary and Executive members:
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David is a lifelong Labour and trade union movement activist – recently as member of the national Labour Party’s Development Committee for 2010 General Election; current Branch Chairman and GC delegate , former Camden Councillor for 10 years, former parliamentary candidate in London and East Midland constituencies, a Unite member and former ASTMS branch secretary.
David is a business and property solicitor - dealing with finance and industry matters daily for public and private companies, charities and individuals. A former non–executive director for many years of stock exchange and private companies and a Senior Partner of his successful 30 person law firm.
Currently a non-executive director of Circle 33 Housing Trust, Brent Housing Partnership and chair of its Development and Remuneration committees, and a Governor/non-Executive Director of the Working Man’s College for women and men ( the oldest adult education college in Europe ) and chair of its Finance Committee .
Ajay is a Commercial Property Consultant and Entrepreneur. One of his core ventures is Ajay Business Centres (AJBC) which provide serviced and virtual offices including a range of other support services to small to medium sized companies.
As well as this, Ajay launched Ajay Nehra Consultancy, an IT and Business Management Consultancy, based in the UAE and has steadily compiled a portfolio of over 300 businesses worldwide to which he continues to support and mentor. Today Ajay supports both private and public business sectors worldwide and regularly advises local government and defence organisations.
Ajay is focussing on building up the existing strong membership of LFIG through liaisons, events and meeting people from across the Labour spectrum.
Chair of Parliamentary Group
With voting rights on the EC
Hamish Sandison is a partner in the international law firm Fieldfisher, specialising in IT law, intellectual property and public procurement. He is Chairman of its consulting arm, Fieldfisher Consulting. He is dual-qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales, and as a US attorney. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Labour Finance and Industry Group since 2013, and was elected as its Chairman in 2015. He is also on the Board of Labour People, and the steering group of Labour Digital. He stood as Labour's candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner in Gwent in 2012, and as Labour's Parliamentary candidate in Monmouth in 2010. Hamish has law degrees from Jesus College Cambridge and Berkeley Law School in California.
Treasurer and Secretary
Other EC Members
Phil has served as an elected member of Gedling Borough Council and stood as a Parliamentary candidate. He is chairing the Future of Work policy group. A serial entrepreneur, Phil is presently a cofounder in an AI business and an investor in Blackstar Amplification. Phil holds a Masters in Politics and Social Policy - University of Nottingham and an MA Writing for Screen & Stage from Regent’s University
Contact: Email Phil McCauley
Harry is a seasoned entrepreneur having worked across four continents. He works as an operations director for a London-based arboricultural contractor. As part of Labour Business, Harry has co-written publications on green policies for local government and an energy paper looking at ways to tackle the spiralling UK energy costs. Harry holds a masters in Public Administration.
Contact: Email Harry Spencer