Politician I Entrepreneur I Mentor
"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair"
Rehana Ameer is the first Indian born woman to be elected as an Independent Common Councillor in the City of London Corporation’s 950 years of history in March 2017 for Vintry Ward. She is a serial entrepreneur with ventures in Consulting (IT, Engineering and Management) Education and Healthcare. She possesses over 25 years of experience in IT and Management Consulting where she has led, managed and successfully delivered large multimillion-pounds IT and business transformation programmes for multinational companies worldwide.
Rehana is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and is an honorary member of CEO Clubs Network UAE. She is also a Trustee of Trust for London. Rehana is on the Significant Business Committee of the East London NHS Foundation Trust where she provides strategic advice and guidance on the Trust’s investments and other commercial activities. She is an International Advisor of the United Economic Forum and a few other chambers of commerce in the UK and abroad where she mentors and provides strategic advice to entrepreneurs and professionals.
Her key interest areas are entrepreneurship, women empowerment, education, technology, health, and international trade. Her interest also includes promoting the City of London in overseas markets with a focus in India and she actively engages in promoting trade between the UK and India.
Rehana studied Public Policy from Oxford University. She also holds an MBA in International Business from the UK and several IT and Management certifications to her credit such as PRINCE2, SAP, MSP, ITIlLV3, Cloud Computing, Change Management, TOGAF, Digital Marketing and many more.
Rehana has over 25 years of experience in leading, managing and successfully delivering multi-million-pound multi-country Business and IT Transformation Programmes for clients worldwide in over 50 countries. Before embarking on her entrepreneurial journey, she has worked for companies such as Siemens, Capgemini, Sony and many others where she has held senior leadership positions.
Rehana is a serial entrepreneur in – IT, Management & International Business Consulting, Education, Recruitment and Healthcare ventures.
Committee Appointments in the City of London Corporation
Audit and Risk Management Committee
Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls
Community and Children's Services Committee
Corporate Assets Committee
Court of Common Council
Digital Services Sub (Finance) Committee
Policy and Resources Committee
Port Health & Environmental Services Committee
Projects Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee
Other Board Appointments
Trust for London
East London NHS Foundation Trust
City of London Academies Trust
Vice-Chair - SME4labour
Executive Committee Member - Labour Friends of India
Past - Executive committee member of Labour Business
Court of Common Council held on 4th March 2021
Rehana Ameer CC asked a question in the Court of Common Council held on 4th March 2021
Court of Common Council held on 16th July 2020
Rehana Ameer CC asked a question in the Court of Common Council held on 16th July 2020