Councillor Florence Nosegbe
Councillor Florence Nosegbe was elected to Lambeth Council in 2006 representing Brixton Hill Ward. She has held a number of key positions, including a term as the Chair of Housing Scrutiny Committee and Deputy Cabinet Member for Communities and Young People.
Florence has taken a leading role in local and national campaigns to encourage people from non-traditional and under-represented backgrounds to become involved in public life, politics and local decision making. Her first major role was overseeing the improvements in the Youth Service across Lambeth and leading on the election campaign for the boroughs first Youth Mayor in November 2007. Florence served as the Chair of the council multi agency Youth Partnership Board and oversaw the launch of the refreshed Lambeth Youth Strategy in 2009.
Florence is the Cabinet Member for Culture, Sport & the 2012 Olympic Games and her role includes the responsibility for the boroughs 65 parks & open spaces, libraries, cultural and arts events, leisure centres, the registry service and the cemetery and crematoria service.
Florence is a board member of the Young Vic Theatre and the Streatham Women's Sewing Group.
Prior to her current role at Lambeth Council, she was a Policy Research Officer for the London Borough of Islington.