Baroness Alicia Kennedy, prior to joining the House of Lords, was former Deputy General Secretary of the Labour Party and strategic adviser to the Leader of the Her Majesty’s Opposition. Alicia has dedicated her working life to politics and working for change within local communities, with her adult years being spent in civic service, working for the Labour Party at the highest level, in parliament and in local government.
She is currently the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition.
She is an expert in campaigns and marketing and is credited with the introduction of innovative campaigning and community engagement techniques.
Though preferring a behind the scenes roles she has also served as an elected member in local government as a councillor in Lewisham, a school governor, and ran the mayoral referendum yes campaign for Lewisham.