On this International Women’s Day, #Together celebrates Caroline Addy, Wendy Mead OBE, and Ruby Sayed #IWD2022 #BreakingTheBias

The Ward of Farringdon Without is fortunate to be represented by three exceptional women Temple and Farringdon Together councillors: Caroline Addy, Wendy Mead OBE, and Ruby Sayed.

Caroline Addy CC is a Barrister specialising in media, defamation, privacy, and harassment at Doughty Street. She was elected as a City Councillor in 2017 and is Chair of the City of London Police Professional Standards and Integrity Committee and former Chair of the Standards Committee.

Wendy Mead OBE CC is a lifelong campaigner for improved health and social care and chaired the successful Save Barts Campaign. She has been a City Councillor since 1997 and served as City Sheriff in 2011-12 and Chief Commoner 2017-2018. She has served as Chair of the Port Health and Environmental Services Committee and the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Committee.

Ruby Sayed CC is a Barrister specialising in child and family law at One Pump Court, Governing Bencher of Inner Temple and their appointed representative on the Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service Appointments Body and Assistant to the Master of the House. She is also an Entrepreneurial Investor, Chair of the Asian Women’s Resource Centre, Trustee of Bury St. Edmund’s Women’s Aid.

A City Councillor since 2017, Ruby is currently Chair of the Community and Children’s Services Committee, Chair and Lead Member for Safeguarding for the City of London, and Chair of Safer City Partnerships Board.

Temple and Farringdon Together colleague, Edward Lord, who has led for the Corporation on promoting greater equity, diversity, and inclusion said:

On this International Women’s Day, we’re incredibly proud of the amazing women on the Together team. Each one of them is an inspirational leader and brings passion and expertise to the City of London Corporation.”

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