Sadiq Khan has appointed James Murray as deputy mayor for housing.
Mr Murray was the lead councillor for housing and development at Islington council, a role he held since 2010, having first been elected in 2006.
He advised Sadiq Khan during his selection and election campaigns. Before taking a position on Islington Council’s executive, he worked in Parliament and for a management consultancy.
He has lived his whole life in London, and currently lives near King’s Cross.