About Nishall

An award-winning community advocate, Nishall Garala has been working to improve the lives of people in his town for many years. Beginning as a Youth Councillor for Harlow Youth Council in 2009, Nishall has worked hard to provide opportunities and be the voice of his peers. Nishall is a modern and innovative thinker, dedicated to creating the best environments for people to flourish in. He has had many public appointments representing Harlow and its people. 


Nishall was the East Regional Winner and National Finalist for 'Bringing Communities Together' for vInspired's 2014 awards. Nishall was awarded Young Volunteer of the Year by Harlow Council in 2011 and won second-place in Essex's Young Person of the Year 2015. He has also been honoured the British Citizen Award and the Prime Minister’s Points of Light Award for his services to the community. In 2018, it was announced that Nishall was the 77th most “powerful and influential” individual in Essex.


He is the founder of #BigUpHarlow, an ongoing drive to improve the public image of Harlow through the use of social media and to champion the achievements of the people that live there. Nishall also holds several other voluntary roles that benefit the community of Harlow and surrounding areas.

For more information about Nishall visit his LinkedIn Profile


2010 - present

2010 - present