Ian Clement


Former Conservative Party MP Ian Clement is a dedicated politics speaker best known for the period he spent as the Deputy Mayor of London. With two years spent as the leader of the London Borough of Bexley Clement has since left politics and now works as a politics speaker at various after dinner speaker events.

Ian Clement was elected Councillor for the London Borough of Bexley in 1998 and whilst in office also served as Vice Chairman of the Environmental Services Committee, Chairman of the Traffic and Transport Sub-Committee, Chairman of the Environment, Transport and Regeneration Scrutiny Committee. He also spent some time as the Opposition politics speaker and spokesperson for the Shadow Cabinet, eventually becoming elected Leader of the Opposition.

In 2006, whilst still Councillor for Bexley Ian Clement was made a leading member of the Crime and Public Protection Portfolio, a committee set up to help create a safer environment and stronger sense of community amongst the London Boroughs’, where he worked closely with the Metropolitan Police and fellow Ministers and politics speakers.

As the Councillor for Bexley Ian Clement headed the first London Borough to stand behind Boris Johnson’s campaign for London Mayor and went on to be a senior member of Johnson’s campaign team. Following Johnson’s successful election in 2008 Clement was appointed Deputy Mayor under Johnson and remained in the position for 13 months.

Since then Ian Clement has worked as a dedicated political after dinner speaker, particularly vocal in London he frequently appears on both television and radio as well as at live events. With more than ten years’ experience as a politician Clement is perfectly poised to comment on the state of British politics, as well as the intricacies of the leadership of London and has a wealth of entertaining and interesting stories to share about his time in politics.

To book Ian Clement as the politics speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Ian is known to cover the following topics:

  • London Borough Of Bexley
  • British Politics
  • London Mayorship