Governance

Annual Report 2021 - 2022

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Nilufar Verjee

Chair of Trustees

Director of Public Engagement, Fairtrade Foundation A sustainability and engagement professional with particular expertise in women's economic empowerment and global supply chains. Extensive experience in both international development and corporate sectors. Key skills include marketing, campaigns, programmes, research, impact and fundraising.

Derek Edward Jarman

Trustee

Derek is a long standing local resident and vice-chair of Castlehaven Community Association – an organisation active in providing services and activities for communities in Camden. Through this he brings a wider awareness of issues and, whilst highlighting issues that affect Asian women, he also reminds us with perspectives and insights of the wider community as well.

Jasmine Vithalani

Vice Chairman

Mrs. Jasmine Vithalani is the Vice Chairwoman for our organisation. She is also the Safeguarding Lead and Complaints Manager. Jasmine is a children’s social worker with Oxfordshire council. She is a tv presenter with Matv Channel and hosts an Indian women’s chat show covering social issues. She is a writer with Desi Blitz, UK’s largest online magazine. Jasmine is also a domestic abuse support lead with an Indian women’s group. She has worked in implementing employment / ESOL programs for candidates from marginalised groups and is passionate about empowering women through education. Jasmine speaks Hindi and Gujarati as additional languages.

Darshan Vora

Trustee

Darshan is a local business owner specialising in the care, at home, of older people and adults with disabilities – a field for which he has enormous passion and commitment. Darshan also brings business and corporate experience including financial planning and budgeting. An Economics degree graduate from Nottingham University, he aids our thinking and guides future planning.

Team Member Shelly

Shelly Khan

Trustee

Shelly is a creative thinker and manager. She has been a senior officer in the NHS and CEO of a charity. She has a track record on achieving user-led services, promoting diversity and is skilled in organisational development, including governance issues – as a senior officer, as a charity trustee and in public bodies (as a board member).