People

Andy Street West Midland Mayor

Before becoming Mayor, Andy combined a career with John Lewis, Britain’s most successful workers’ co-operative, with a host of high-profile economic development roles, working with local and national government.

Cllr Jaswant Singh Birdi

Bablake Ward & Shadow Cabinet Member for Adult Services

Jaswant was elected to the City Council on 22 May 2014 to represent Bablake Ward. He is a Civil Engineer by profession. In the 2005 General Election, he contested the Coventry North East parliamentary constituency. 

John Blundell

John represents Wainbody Ward. He has previously served as Lord Mayor between 2018-19 and Leader of the Conservative Group between 2013-17.

Cllr Tim Sawdon

Wainbody Ward- Shadow Cabinet Member for Strategic Finance and Resources 
Tim has been selected by members to stand again in Wainbody in the May 2019 elections 

Cllr Marcus Lapsa - Deputy Chair Political

Marcus has been married to Maureen for 37 years who works in the Library service, they have one child Christina who is a global accounts director. Marcus has lived in Coventry since 1977 he has lived in Westwood ward for over 20 years.