Mayor and cabinet


Hackney has a directly elected Mayor. The Mayor selects some of the councillors to be part of his cabinet.   

Mayor Jules Pipe

Jules Pipe

Responsible for the overall corporate strategy, financial management, and delivery of services by the Council. He also takes the lead within cabinet on property services, ICT, crime and community safety, equalities and communications. The Mayor appoints a cabinet to support him in making decisions on how Council services are delivered.

Current cabinet member portfolios are outlined below.

Deputy Mayor Councillor Philip Glanville

Councillor Philip Glanville

Lead responsibility for all matters relating to housing. Deputises for the Mayor as required.



Neighbourhoods and sustainability Councillor Feryal Demirci

Councillor Feryal Demirci

Lead responsibility for waste management, recycling, environmental enforcement, street scene and highway infrastructure, parking control, transport, markets and environmental sustainability.


Children's services Cllr Anntoinette Bramble

Cllr Anntoinette Bramble

Lead responsibility for all issues relating to children and young people, including education, children's social services and the youth service.


Finance Councillor Geoff Taylor

Councillor Geoff Taylor

Lead responsibility for revenues and benefits, audit, procurement, pensions, and customer services.



Health, social care, and culture Councillor Jonathan McShane

Councillor Jonathan McShane

Lead responsibility for libraries, parks, and leisure services, adult and community social services, health, and voluntary sector issues.


Regeneration Councillor Guy Nicholson

Councillor Guy Nicholson

Lead responsibility for promoting investment into the Borough and bringing about the sustainable regeneration of Hackney's neighbourhoods and town centres. Responsible for the socio-economic and cultural development of the borough, increasing employment opportunities for residents, maximising the legacy from the 2012 Games, and the forming of planning and land use policies for the borough.