Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of Wandsworth

Mrs Colleen Harris MVO DL

Appointed Rep DL: 2021

Colleen is a communications professional and writer who has spent 30 years developing and managing strategies for Government Ministers, the UK Royal Family and multilateral organisations including as the Press Secretary to HRH The Prince of Wales, PRO to the former PM, Baroness Thatcher and as Communications Consultant at the WHO and the UN. Wishing to spend more time with her family, Colleen built her own PR and coaching consultancy. She serves on not-for-profit boards the YMCA (Central) and Dulwich Picture Gallery and is also a Member of Cancer Research. Colleen studied as a teacher and supports projects that support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve their potential, such as Ebony Horse Club in Brixton and the Tutu Foundation.

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On the 17th November 2021, The Lord-Lieutenant,  Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE presented an Oak sapling to the Mayor of Wandsworth to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, and to promote The Queen’s Green Canopy initiative.  The Representative Deputy Lieutenant of Wandsworth,  Mrs Colleen Harris MVO DL, was also in attendance.

The Mayor and Representative Deputy Lieutenant of Wandsworth, visit the Remembrance Garden at Wandsworth after laying wreaths in memory of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on 12 April 2021.