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Marisha grew up in north London, visiting her grandparents in Barnet. She has an M.A. in Natural Sciences, an M.Phil. in Physics from the University of Cambridge (where she also taught Trinity College physics students), and an M.B.A. from the Collège des Ingénieurs of Paris and Stuttgart. She acquired extensive experience working in IT systems, including for Marks & Spencer plc.
Marisha served as a councillor in the London Borough of Islington between 2002 and 2010, including as a cabinet member. In her time as a local councillor, her responsibilities included planning, regeneration, health policy, community safety and victim support. She was also known for leading work which was effective in reducing teenage knife crime.
Marisha has been a school governor for over 15 years working with primary and comprehensive schools, and has served on the governing body of City, University of London, Saders Wells Theatre and on the board of the Whittington Health NHS trust. Marisha is married and lives with her son. Her extended family are across the world.
Her passion is for improving public services and large organisations, using experience gained across the world.
A vote for Marisha is a vote for intellect, experience and understanding.
This statement was added by Marisha Ray, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.
This candidate has previously stood for election in:
- 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Chipping Barnet
- 2016: The 2016 London Assembly Election (Additional), as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the London Assembly
- 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Chipping Barnet
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