Who we are

Malcolm John (Founder)

Malcolm John is the founder of Action for Trustee Racial Diversity. He was previously the External Funding Manager for Harrow Council and before that he was for five years social policy adviser to National Grid Transco advising on community investment and corporate social responsibility. He is currently Chair of the Young Harrow Foundation, trustee of the Association of Chairs and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

He was previously Vice-Chair of Anti-Slavery International, and has been a trustee of St Christopher’s Fellowship, a social housing landlord, Vice-Chair of Nacro, the leading national crime reduction charity, trustee of Novas Scarman Group and Chair of PATH National which supported black and minority ethnic people into middle and senior management positions. He was also a member of the BBC Children in Need London and South East Advisory Committee.

Project Champions

Kai Adams, Partner, Green Park
Asya Choudry, Community Engagement Manager, Breaking Down Barriers Project
Beth French, Director, Let’s Talk About Loss
Leigh Gallagher, Leap Confronting Conflict
Mike Hickes, Chair, Prospex North
Rowena Jaber, CEO, Wish Centre
Ewan Malcolm, CEO Relate North West and Hertfordshire
Angela Newton, Managing Director, Ten Years’ Time
Kunle Olulode, CEO, Voice for Change England
Lauren Owen, Women’s Aid Federation
Tebussum Rashid, Black Training and Enterprise Group
Srabani Sen, CEO, Fullcolour
Laura Sercombe, CEO, Girls Friendly Society
Precious Sithole, CEO, Social Practice ENT
Sarah Teale, Marketing and Fellowship Manager, Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy
Janet Thorne, CEO, Reach Volunteering
Ethan Williams, Trustee The Rural Urban Synthesis Society
Penny Wilson, CEO, Getting on Board
Kristiana Wrixon, ACEVO
Wanda Wyporska, Equality Trust

Volunteer Team

Our team of volunteers have been meeting since January 2019 and is currently comprised of:

Daisy Amisu
Ade Bamigboye
Eva Bhattacharyya 
Freya Block
Elsy Gomez Campos
Shahin Din
Lieneke Eleveld
Casey Farquharson
Elsy Gomez
Sahar Khalil
Violet Rahmani-Afoosi
Mandy Roberts
Priya Satish
Sunita Sidhu
Ruth Steven
Sahara Williams
Charlotte Wu

Thanks to Janet Thorne, CEO at Reach Volunteering for her support and for hosting our volunteer team meetings.

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