About Jordan Meade
Jordan was born in Gravesend. He attended Riverview Junior School and then Thamesview Secondary School where he was fast-tracked taking his GCSEs a year early. Following Thamesview, Jordan studied A-Levels in Politics, Philosophy and ICT at Mayfield Grammar School.
While in the final few months of his A-Levels I accepted a position with Historic Royal Palaces holding numerous roles in the Events and Custody teams over a period of five years.
Since 2007, Jordan has been an active supporter of the British Heart Foundation raising several thousands of pounds for this cause. In 2009 the Mayor of Gravesham, Cllr. Bronwen McGarrity, presented Jordan with a Pride in Gravesham Award for making a “special contribution to the lives of young people” in Gravesham.
Jordan is an active grassroots campaigner for the Conservative Party and he is a member of the Executive of Gravesham Conservative Association. Jordan served as the Deputy Chairman Political between 2016 and 2019 and was the Agent for Gravesham in the 2019 borough elections. Jordan was the founder of Gravesend Conservative Future, serving as Chairman for three years. In 2018, Jordan became an Hon Life President of Gravesend Young Conservatives.
In May of 2015, Jordan was elected to serve his home-ward of Singlewell in Gravesham. Elected at 19 this made Jordan the youngest serving councillor in the borough's history. Following Jordan's election, he was appointed to the Cabinet with special responsibility for Heritage, Tourism, the Arts and Young People.
Since 2019, Jordan has represented Woodlands Ward and in May 2019, Jordan was elected as the Leader of the Conservatives in Gravesham, becoming the youngest Group Leader in England.
Professionally, Jordan works at the Houses of Parliament as the Senior Policy Advisor to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).
In May 2020, Jordan was appointed as an External Trustee to the National Council of the Maritime Volunteer Service (MVS). In this role Jordan hopes to further the public affairs and government relations of this national charity.
In his spare time (albeit there is not a lot of it!) Jordan enjoy reading history, powerboating and walking, mostly in the Parish of Cobham with the imposing Darnley Mausoleum being a favourite picnic spot.
Leader of the Opposition
Maritime Scrutiny-Sub Committee
Gravesham Tour Guides Association
Member of the Executive