Lauren Sullivan


About Lauren Sullivan

Lauren lives locally in Northfleet with her husband and two young children. Lauren is a scientist working on neglected tropical diseases, is a published author on the subject and is also a qualified secondary school chemistry teacher.  Lauren is passionate about representing the views and issue of her fellow residents on a range of issues such as education, environment, social justice, housing, sustainable transport and public health.

Lauren is the Cabinet Member for Community and Leisure at Gravesham Borough Council and has also served as the Chair of the Planning Committee from 2019-2021 and in 2021 then was promoted to the Cabinet as the Cabinet Member for Strategic Environment serving until 2023 when after the elections was appointed to her current Cabinet role. She is Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labour Group at Kent County Council and sits on Children’s, Young People and Education Cabinet Committee, Personnel Committee and Scrutiny Committee.

Currently Lauren works part-time as a Visiting Scientist/Post-Doctoral Fellow at The Francis Crick Institute working to better understanding of the immune response to Malaria and devotes the rest of her time to her Council duties.

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