GMB National President
In Summer 2018 Lewisham teaching assistant and GMB Education Convenor Barbara Plant was elected as GMB National President, by delegates at GMB Congress in Brighton.
Barbara has been a GMB member for 20 years and has been a GMB activist for 16 years.
She represents GMB members on the Regional Committee and the union's national Central Executive Council.
Barbara is also the chair of the GMB national schools committee.