Sem Moema

Semakaleng Mokgadi Moema (born 4 November 1984) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the London Assembly Member for North East since 2021.

Sem Moema

Member of the London Assembly
for North East
Assumed office
8 May 2021
Preceded byJennette Arnold
Personal details
Semakaleng Mokgadi Moema

(1984-11-04) 4 November 1984 (age 36)
Islington, London, England
Political partyLabour
Alma mater

Early lifeEdit

Moema was born in Islington to South African parents who had fled Apartheid in the 1970s.[1][2] She attended St Michael's Catholic Grammar School and Mahindra United World College. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Keele University and a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from Birkbeck, University of London.

Political careerEdit

She ran in the 2018 Hackney London Borough Council election and was elected as a councillor for Hackney Downs ward.[3]

Following her election to the London Assembly in May 2021 she was elected to serve on the Assembly's Housing, Police and Crime and Confirmation Hearings Committees.[4]


  1. ^ "About Me". Sem Moema. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  2. ^ Moema, Sem (11 February 2020). "Sem Moema: Why I'm standing to be a Labour London Assembly candidate". LabourList. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  3. ^ Service, Local Democracy Reporting (2021-05-08). "Elections results in for City Hall and council elections". Waltham Forest Echo. Retrieved 2021-05-10.
  4. ^ "London Assembly – Membership of Committees 2021/22" (PDF).