Meet the team of Liberal Democrat candidates standing for election to Lambeth Council in May 2018 to represent Oval ward. Contact the team email@example.com, follow them on Twitter @OvalLibDems and like the Oval team's Facebook page for campaign and local news updates.
Stéphane Croce is French. He has been living in Kennington Oval for 18 years with his Maltese husband. He has recently left the corporate world to start his own property business in South East London. He spends his free time cycling around London, enjoying concerts and sampling the London food scene with friends. He is also involved in the non-profit sector as a member of the board of a Housing Association and an organisation for adults with learning disabilities. European and Londoner at heart, he wants to keep Lambeth vibrant, open minded and diverse.
Kathryn is a former economist, originally from central Scotland, who's lived in London for 15 years. Since 2012, after recovering from a severe postpartum mental illness, she has mainly been spending her time campaigning for better mental health services. She is also a Mental Health First Aid instructor, helping many different organisations increase their understanding of mental illness in the workplace.
When she's not talking about mental health, Kathryn can usually be found out and about with her family, husband Tom and son James, 4, enjoying Lambeth and London. She has been a Lib Dem party member since 2005, but this is the first time she has stood as a candidate. She's looking forward to meeting more local residents, getting to know their concerns and priorities, and working hard on their behalf. Find Kathryn on Twitter @KatGrant30.
Mike Hillier is an audio engineer and recording technology journalist living and working in Lambeth. As one of the first Street Champions in the borough, he has built community spirit by organising volunteer events to restore community green spaces and beautify the streets by painting fences and building planters. On any day of the week – whether rain or shine – you can find him walking his dog in one of the local parks. When he is not out touring or lecturing, he can also be found at a local pub quiz. Mike is active on Twitter @mikehillier and available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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