Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of Redbridge
Thomas Chan Esq DL
Appointed Rep DL: June 2014
Thomas is of Hong Kong Chinese origin and has worked in the voluntary and public sectors. He has served on various public committees including the Metropolitan Police Committee and the Home Secretary’s Race Relations Forum.
In 2001, he started his own business specialising in delivering business consultancy support for small and medium size enterprises. He has been active in supporting the UK’s Chinese community for over thirty years with the aim of promoting better dialogue between UK policy makers and members of the community.
Thomas served as a Councillor in the London Borough of Redbridge for 12 years and in 2009/10, he was elected Mayor of the Borough – the first ethnic Chinese to hold this position in the UK.
He enjoys films, current affairs and travelling.
Further information can be found at https://www.redbridge.gov.uk/ .