Conservative group lead for devolution and public service reform
Councillor Philippa Roe was elected to Westminster City Council in 2006 and was appointed cabinet member for strategic finance in 2011, following three years as cabinet member for housing. In March 2012, she was elected leader of the council. Cllr Roe is a member of the London Enterprise Panel, sits on the board of the Royal Parks and is chair of the West End Partnership.
Before formally entering politics, Cllr Roe advised the Conservative Party over many years, including sitting on the Private Finance Panel and heading the Treasury Team on the James Committee. She founded, built up and sold two businesses, was the CEO of a subsidiary of a public quoted company and a Director at Citigroup.
Cllr Roe was appointed to the position of Conservative group lead for devolution and public service reform for London Councils in 2014.