Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party for Candidates
Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch (née Adegoke; born January 1980) is a British Conservative politician and Member of Parliament for Saffron Walden. Adegoke was born in Wimbledon, London to parents of Nigerian origin. Her childhood was spent in Lagos, Nigeria and the United States. She moved to the United Kingdom at the age of sixteen. After studying Computer Systems Engineering at the University of Sussex, she worked as a software engineer at Logica. Adegoke went on to work at RBS as a systems analyst before working as an associate director at Coutts and later as a director at The Spectator magazine.