Magid Magid

Lord Mayor of Sheffield

Magid came to Sheffield from Somalia as a refugee aged five. He then went on to study Aquatic Zoology at the University of Hull. He is the youngest and first refugee and first Green Party Lord Mayor of Sheffield. He has made headlines nationally and internationally for his creative ways of campaigning while not conforming to tradition and being unapologetically himself. He has campaigned on climate change, support for migrants & refugees, set up the first UK suicide prevention charter and even banned Donald Trump from Sheffield. Magid was named one of the top European Young Leaders (Friends of Europe) 2019 and was part of the top 100 Future Leaders.