Marvin Rees

Marvin Rees
Marvin Rees, 2016 Labour Party Conference 2.jpg
2nd Mayor of Bristol
Assumed office
7 May 2016
Preceded by George Ferguson
Personal details
Born Marvin Johnathan Rees
April 1972
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Parents Janet Rees

Marvin Johnathan Rees (born April 1972) is a British Labour Party politician. Since May 2016, he has served as Mayor of Bristol.

Early life and education

Marvin Rees was brought up in Bristol, partly in Lawrence Weston and Easton, by his British mother and Jamaican father. [1] [2] He obtained a Master's degree in Political Theory and Government at the University of Wales in Swansea, and also a Master's in Global Economic Development at Eastern University (United States) in 2000. [1] Later he completed the World Fellows Program at Yale University. [3] During a fellowship he assisted Tony Campolo, an advisor to President Bill Clinton. [1]

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