The Mayor is known as the First Citizen of Medway, and has ceremonial titles of Constable of the Castle and Admiral of the River. The Mayor chairs meetings of Full Council, and a large part of their time is spent promoting the image and importance of Medway in a regional and national context, and promoting Medway Council objectives.
For the period May 2019 to May 2020 the Mayor of Medway is Councillor Habib Tejan and the Mayoress is his wife, Mrs Bridget Tejan. The Deputy Mayor is Councillor Steve Iles, and his wife Councillor Josie Iles is Deputy Mayoress.
Councillor Tejan and Councillor Iles officially took up duties on 22 May 2019, when they were elected at the Annual Council Meeting