Alicia Kearns

Member of Parliament for Rutland and Melton



Alicia Kearns grew up in Cambridgeshire, attending a local comprehensive there, and read Social and Political Sciences at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Her career began in PR, and in 2012 she joined the Ministry of Justice as Press Secretary to the Victims’ Minister. From there she worked for the Ministry of Defence, and joined the Foreign Office in 2014 as the Cross-Government Lead for the Counter Daesh effort in Syria and Iraq. She was client services director for Global Influence from 2016-2017 before standing as the Conservative Candidate for Mitcham and Morden in the General Election. Subsequently she became a freelance consultant, recently directing counter terrorism, counter disinformation, and hybrid warfare interventions in Lebanon, Morocco, and the Western Balkans. Kearns has frequently contributed to the media as an expert on national threat, is married with a son, and enjoys exploring the UK with her family. She now represents Rutland and Melton with a 26,924 majority.

Financial Interests

Official parliamentary photograph taken by Chris McAndrew, 2017, licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0