Binita Mehta-Parmar is Director of Modern Britain, a think tank that aims to develop and promote ideas and policies that will improve the lives of Britain’s Black and Minority Ethnic communities. She was Conservative Group leader at Watford Borough Council: at 25, the youngest council group leader in the country, and the first Hindu and first Indian woman to ever represent Watford. Professionally, Binita works as a consultant in corporate communications, public affairs and public relations. She is also on the board of the Barrow Cadbury Trust, member of the Fawcett Society's commission and Governor of Lanchester Community Free School.

Binita is Watford born and bred. She lives nearby the theatre with her husband whom she met during their studies at Watford Grammar. She has regularly featured as a commentator in The Daily Telegraph. The Guardian and The Times as well as BBC Newsnight, Sky News and CNN. Binita holds a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Warwick.