Deputy Lord Mayor

Cllr Sherin Akhtar

Deputy Lord Mayor

Cllr Sherin Akhtar, Deputy Lord Mayor 2024-25

Councillor Sherin Akhtar was born in Oldham and moved to Chester in 2006. Sherin was first elected to represent the Upton Ward in May 2023.

Sherin attended Grange Secondary School and Oldham Sixth Form College. Attending University in Manchester she completed a BA (Hons) on Social Science Majoring in Politics graduating in 2003. Sherin graduated from the University of Chester in 2021 after studying a Masters in Social Work.

Sherin has worked on and also in Local Authorities and also in voluntary organisations focusing mainly on women, children and adults. She is the member champion for the Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service for the young people and mental health.

Sherin has 2 children, a daughter and a son. She enjoys nature and loves the outdoors and looks forward to school holidays to spend quality time with them.