The Mayor and Deputy Mayor
On Wednesday 15 May 2019 Councillor Maryam Eslamdoust was appointed Mayor of Camden. Councillor Sabrina Francis was appointed Deputy Mayor of Camden.
Mayor of Camden update
Councillor Maryam Eslamdoust, will continue in her post for an extended period, until May 2021.
The decision to extend the Mayor’s current term due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis was announced at the council’s virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday 7 September.
The extended term will see the Mayor’s successor, Councillor Sabrina Francis, take on the role in May 2021, maintaining her role as Deputy Mayor until then.
In her original mayoral year, Councillor Eslamdoust has raised money for the charity Solace Women’s Aid, which supports women and children experiencing domestic violence.
The Mayor will use her extended term to continue raising awareness of domestic violence, and the support that is available to survivors, and to support Camden’s communities during the recovery from the COVID-19.
In addition, it has been announced the Mayor will also raise the profile of Camden Safety Net – a confidential service available to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Camden. The service has provided additional services in response to a sharp increase in calls during lockdown.
It was also announced at the AGM that Camden's Representative Deputy Lieutenant, Sir Ian Johnston, will retire after 12 years in office.
Roxane Zand will succeed Sir Ian as Camden’s Representative Deputy Lieutenant.
Councillor Sabrina Francis was appointed to remain as Deputy Mayor at the same ceremony.
Contact the Mayor’s office for more information.