Mete Coban

As Chief Executive of My Life My Say, Mete is best known for founding the All-Party Parliamentary Group on a Better Brexit for Young People and for contributing to the increase of turnout for young people at the 2017 UK General Elections, as well as for receiving the UK Government’s National Democracy Change-Maker of the Year Award in 2018. The youngest ever elected Councillor in the London borough of Hackney, he is also Chair of the Skills, Economy & Growth Commission. Previously, he worked on the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s election campaign, leading on youth engagement. Mete has been shortlisted for One Young World Politician of the Year 2019, which celebrates the most impressive, impactful, young politicians around the world. Alongside his role in politics, Mete has worked for Arsenal & Southampton FC as a football scout for their respective youth departments.