Who We Are

We are a group of leading NHS healthcare practitioners and humanitarian experts with frontline experience in the UK and around the world, supported by a Strategic Advisory Board of leaders in their respective fields.

Dr Najeeb Rahman

Dr. Najeeb Rahman, Founder

Dr. Najeeb Rahman studied, trained and worked in the UK, obtaining his primary medical degree from the University of Leeds. He currently works as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine in Leeds, and is additionally a Trustee of Doctors Worldwide, a UK based international medical charity, and has almost 20 years field experience in both disaster response as well as health development programs in more than 10 countries in locations ranging from Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East as well as South Asia. In recognition of this work, he was awarded the William Rutherford International Award in 2017 by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, and is a member of the College’s Global Emergency Medicine Committee as well as Emergency Medicine and Public Health Special Interest Group.

Strategic Advisory Board

  • Dr Michael Von Bertele

    Non Executive Director, NHS Salisbury Trust

  • John Lodge

    Head of Quality Improvement, NHS London and Co-Founder of Hexitime

  • Michael Penrose

    Founder, The Sustainability Group

  • Paula Sansom MBE

    Senior Consultant, The Operations Partnership

Humanitarian Experts

  • Jay Bagaria

    Consultant: Public Health

  • Benjamin Black

    Consultant: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • Emma Donlan

    Christian Aid

  • Abdulkarim Ekzayez

    Consultant: Surgical, Humanitarian, Public health in academia

  • Nicholas Finney

    Humanitarian and Management Consultant

  • Andy Hall

    Project Manager: Emergency Medicine in Humanitarianism and Conflicts

  • Gillian McKay

    Humanitarian Health Advisor

  • Eba Pasha

    Consultant: Public Health in Emergencies

NHS Practitioners

  • Sobia Akhtar

    Junior Trainee: Emergency Medicine

  • Shivani Amdekar

    Senior Trainee: Anaesthetics

  • Dr Jonathan M Behar

    Consultant: Cardiology and Electrophysiology

  • Benjamin Black

    Consultant: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • Andrew Charlton

    Senior Trainee: Emergency Medicine / ACCS Humanitarian

  • Ling Harrison

    Consultant: Emergency Medicine

  • Anisa Jafar

    Senior Trainee: Emergency Medicine/ International disaster response

  • Owais Rahman

    GP: Education / Humanitarian

  • Namrata Rastogi

    GP: Commissioning / Management / Healthtech

  • Zahra Shah

    Junior Trainee: Emergency Medicine, Disaster relief, public health

  • Eveline Simon

    Junior Trainee: A&E

  • Sarah Walpole

    Junior Trainee: Infectious diseases

Project Support

  • Tom Adams

    Website Design and Development, Scend

  • Ben Ford

    Project Management Consultant

  • Andrew Fryer

    Manger RCEM

  • Chris Mann

    Management Consultant

  • Andrew Moore

    Director, The Operations Partnership

  • Imogen Ing-Simmons

    Project Support Coordinator

  • Sarah Tyler

    Communications and External Engagement Consultant

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