Mayowa Ochere is a senior policy adviser within the Home Office, and is passionate about making sure disadvantaged communities are considered in policy development.
She has previously worked for HM Treasury and the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government on a range of high-profile areas including social housing and financial services policy. Mayowa is an active member of her local community in South London, and serves as a Governor at Kelvin Grove Primary School in Lewisham and volunteers with local youth groups. Her ties to the Horniman can be traced right back to her visits during her primary school years and she now hopes to support the Horniman's appeal to young adults. Mayowa sits on the Horniman's Audit and Risk Committee as part of her role as a Trustee.