Gurjit Bains is a Gravesham Borough Councillor for the Whitehill ward, where she is standing again for election in the Gravesham Borough Council elections on 2nd May 2019.
Gurjit was first elected to Gravesham Borough Council in 2015 at the age of 24, making her the first Asian female to serve as a councillor in Gravesham and one of the youngest members to be appointed to the Cabinet.
She was born and brought up in Gravesham and is passionate about seeing the diverse and cohesive community within Gravesham flourish.
Professionally, Gurjit works as a political consultant advising companies within the planning and local government sector. Prior to this she worked as an adviser on outreach issues for Vote Leave during the EU referendum.
In her spare time, Gurjit likes walking her dog Leo and supporting her local football team Punjab United.
Follow Gurjit on Twitter here @CllrGurjitBains