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George Shepherd

George Shepherd

National officer
Areas covered: East London, East of England

Phone: 020 7121 5137

Mobile: 07908 209219

Email: g.shepherd@miphealth.org.uk


George looks after MiP members working in East London and the East of England. As a national officer, he represents and advises members, supports local reps and link members, recruits new members and negotiates with employers in his area.

He is also joint chair of the Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG partnership forum, a member of the East of England Ambulance joint consultative and negotiating committee and a delegate to the TUC LGBTQ+ conference.

George has special expertise in suitable alternative employment, recruitment strategy, customer service standards and LGBTQ+ equality policies. 

George has worked for MiP since 2005. Previously he worked full time as vice chair of the Lloyd’s Bank sector of the union Unite, where he was responsible for national negotiations on pay and terms and conditions. He was a member of the TUC’s LGBTQ+ committee for three years.

Away from the office, George enjoys cinema, theatre, keeping fit and walking his two dachshunds, Lily and Lola.

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