Ayesha is a community and public engagement specialist with over a decade of experience working to transform systems and practice in the public and housing sectors, to ensure community voice is at the heart of everything they do. She is the Principal Community Engagement Officer at Greater London Authority, currently leading the Engaging Londoners in Recovery programme, and has developed the organisation’s work on community and citizen-led engagement. She led the Social Integration policy team and has worked on key issues affecting Londoners, including, Covid-19, Brexit, migration, workforce diversity and serious youth violence. Ayesha is committed to championing the value of lived experience, and person-centred approaches in policy and decision making to amplify the voices of under-served communities. She is a public authority representative for the Grenfell Memorial Commission and has previously worked for the London Borough of Hounslow and A2Dominion Housing Group.