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Mayor of Hertsmere

Last Modified March 17, 2023

The Mayor is the first citizen of the borough and is elected to the post by fellow Councillors at the Annual Meeting of the Council each year.  The role of the Mayor is a non-political position.

In addition to chairing Full Council Meetings, the Mayor attends many different types of functions.  These can include civic functions, receiving dignitaries, attending formal dinners, church services, opening events, talking to clubs and societies and visiting schools.  The Mayor has a deputy to stand in if they are unavailable.  The Mayor’s correct title is “The Worshipful the Mayor of the Borough of Hertsmere.”

The Mayor of Hertsmere for 2022/23 is Cllr John Graham

2022-Mayor-Cllr-John-Graham-Hertsmere-Borough-CouncilJohn has been a Hertsmere Councillor for Aldenham East in Radlett since 1998.  He was a founder member of the Hertsmere Executive in 2001 holding the position of Finance Portfolio Holder.  He relinquished his Executive role in 2021 to become Deputy Mayor.

His nominated charity for 2022/23 is the Peace Hospice Care. 

The Deputy Mayor of Hertsmere for 2022/23 is Cllr Victor Eni

2022-deputy-mayor-Hertsmere-Borough-CouncilVictor has lived in Borehamwood for over 20 years and was first elected to Hertsmere Borough Council and Elstree and Borehamwood Town Council in 2015 and re-elected in 2019. 

He was the Mayor of Elstree and Borehamwood in 2018/19. 

Victor has served on several committees, including Chair of the Standards Committee and a member of the Performance Monitoring Panel. 

He is a trustee of local organisations and has three children. 

Victor is honoured to be Deputy Mayor and is looking forward to meeting many residents.

How to invite The Mayor to an event

The Mayor is invited to hundreds of engagements every year. If you would like them to attend an event, please make a request as soon as possible.  The Mayor tries to fulfil as many engagements as they can.

If the Mayor cannot attend, the Deputy Mayor will be asked to. Once your engagement has been accepted, you will receive confirmation.

If you would like the Mayor to attend an event, please write to:

The Mayor’s Office,
Hertsmere Borough Council,
Civic Offices,
Elstree Way,

Or email: mayors.secretary@hertsmere.gov.uk

For further help, please call the Mayor's Office on 020 8207 7477.

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