Munira Mirza is an adviser on arts and philanthropy. She was Deputy Mayor for Education and Culture at the Greater London Authority between 2008-2016. She has worked for a range of cultural and charitable organisations including the Royal Society of Arts, the independent think tank Policy Exchange, and Tate. In 2009 she completed her PhD in Sociology at the University of Kent and subsequently published The Politics of Culture (2010, Palgrave Macmillan). She has written and broadcast extensively about cultural and social policy in the UK. Munira is a member of the board of the Royal Opera House and a jury member of this year’s Art Fund Museum of the Year Award. Munira is also a founding supporter of Change Britain, a cross party campaign set up to make a success of Britain’s exit from the EU.
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