People

Gareth Knight

Gareth is the Chairman of West Ham Conservatives after being elected at the AGM in July 2015.Gareth joined the party in 1995 in Immingham, North East Lincolnshire before studying Politics at the University of York, holding various positions within the Young Conservatives and University of York Conservative and Unionist Association.

John Oxley

John first moved to Newham in 2012 and currently lives in Stratford. He studied history at Cambridge and served as Chairman of the University Conservative Association, before moving to London to study law.

Tim Roll-Pickering

Tim is Deputy Chairman Political of the Association. He has lived in Forest Gate for over a dozen years and was elected at the 2015 AGM after serving three years as Association Chairman. He is a researcher.

Matthew Gass

Matthew is Deputy Chairman Membership and Finance. He has lived in West Ham for three years and works as a trainee solicitor while volunteering at a local Citizens Advice Bureau.

Emily Knight

Emily is the Association’s Organising Secretary and is usually the first point of contact for members. 

Mahyar Tousi

Mahyar leads on the Association's fundraising and events. He has held various roles in the party and stood in the 2014 local elections in Lewisham before moving to the Olympic village, Stratford. He also runs a charity project mentoring young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.