One of the country’s pre-eminent anti-racism experts, bringing leadership, communication, and vision from a
30-year career in politics, media, and change-making.
Lifelong determination to make the world a fairer place and amplify the voices of marginalised communities like his own.
Experienced voluntary sector leader, adept at seeing the big picture and ensuring all stakeholders are engaged in the journey.
Steered Race on the Agenda, one of the nation’s most prominent anti-racism charities, through both COVID-19 and the transformational changes brought about by the BLM uprising.
Twice elected to represent the residents of Battersea and a senior part of the team that is leading Wandsworth Council through its transition from a Conservative administration to a Labour one, for the first time in 44 years.
Senior journalist who uses decades of expertise to create clear, concise, effective communication, aimed at informing and persuading. Takes complicated, nuanced challenges and presents them in clear, well-evidenced solutions, delivered in a variety of formats, from Parliamentary recommendations to Instagram reels.
Experienced at the coalface of political decision-making at both a local and national level, with particular expertise in race, class, housing, criminal justice, and licensing.
Life is a dance, not a race
Board and director-level experience
CEO, Race on the Agenda
Tackling structural racism in the UK
Policy Advocate, UNJUST
Fighting discrimination in the criminal legal system
Expert Advisory Panel, Heriot-Watt
Homelessness and Race project
Chair of Licensing, Wandsworth
Overseeing licensing policy and implementation for establishments in borough
Expert witness, Parliamentary committees
Provided expertise to committees on voting reform and changes to the Mental Health Act
Stop & Search Community Monitoring Group, Wandsworth
Scrutinising police actions
Director, Media Diversified
Platforming and nurturing over 200 writers of colour
Member, CSV Directors Group
Increasing the political impact of civil society
Deputy Chair, Wandsworth Housing Committee
Overseeing housing development and maintenance for 300k+ residents