Cllr Sara Conway - Local Government Officer

Sara is delighted to be a Burnt Oak councillor in Barnet Labour’s historic administration, and Chair of the Safer Communities Partnership Board and of the Community Leadership and Libraries Committee. She is also a member of GMB, Unison, and the Fabian Society, and endorsed by the Co-operative Party. 

Sara has 30 years’ experience from the creative, commercial, charity and community sectors - bringing people together to drive positive change - including a decade as a senior policy advisor in the music sector, partnerships roles in the youth sector, and working for Labour’s Industry Forum. Sara has been involved in grassroots community policy development and delivery for many years – including as a member of Nisa-Nashim Muslim-Jewish Women’s Network, and as a trustee at Sebby’s Corner, the Jewish Volunteering Network and Arts Depot. 

As a participant in the Greater London Authority Civic Futures programme, Sara is part of an innovative policy development network bringing local government and civic society together to build and test policy ideas. She was recently elected as a London representative to Labour’s National Policy Forum.