Ben Khosa & Mona Adams
Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Richmond
Telephone: 020 8891 7123
The Mayor of Richmond upon Thames Cllr Ben Khosa, councillor for St Margarets and North Twickenham, is the 54th Mayor of the borough and will serve as Mayor for twelve months. The Mayor is the borough's civic and ceremonial head for a year.
Ben Khosa said: “I am honoured to serve as the first Indian Mayor of the borough for the year 2018/19 and have chosen to fundraise for ‘Refuge Richmond’ during my term as Mayor.”
Refuge Richmond works with women and children in the borough who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence or domestic abuse. The Refuge offer emergency housing, and community based support.
Ben has lived in Twickenham since 1985 and has served as a councillor since 2006. He previously served as the Deputy Mayor of the borough in 2009/10. He is a local businessman, has two children and two grandchildren.
Cllr Mona Adams, from the East Sheen Ward, will serve as Deputy Mayor.