The NAZ board, leadership, staff and volunteers come from the communities we want to influence; we work at the intersection of cultures, sexualities and beliefs to ensure that minority communities have the information, support and services they need to make independent, informed decisions about their sexual health.

Our Trustees

NAZ is a registered charity (no. 1014056). The Board of Trustees is responsible for the management and strategic direction of NAZ.The Board meets at least five times a year. All Trustees are non-executive and none of them receives remuneration from NAZ. Our Declaration of Trust empowers the Trustees to take such steps as are necessary to achieve our objectives and make the appropriate arrangements for the sound management of the organisation and activities.

Uday Thakkar
Mark Nelson
Harry Clementson
Tina St Leger

MEdical Board

Hamish Mohammed

Dr.Hamish Mohammed is currently a Principal STI Surveillance Scientist at Public Health England. His team manages the national surveillance system for STIs in England, and he is the Chair of the Steering Group for a pilot of enhanced surveillance for behavioural and partner notification outcomes at sexual health clinics.

Rageshri Dhairyawan

Rageshri is a Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV at barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust and has worked in sexual health in East London for more than 5 years. She has a specialist interest in working with BAME communities and in outreach testing. She is also currently Chair of the BASHH Sexual Violence Group.

Charles Mazhude

Charles is a Consultant HIV/GU Physician and Lead clinician for HIV Service at Lewisham Hospital. Extensive experience in managing a large cohort of patients drawn from an inner city, high prevalence and ethnically diverse population. Interests include clinical research, training and teaching including work with service users. As a keen advocate for access and equity of care, he has been a board member of different HIV/Sexual Health charities and voluntary organisations in the past.

Vanessa Apea

Dr Vanessa Apea is a Consultant Physician in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine at Barts Health NHS Trust. She is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of London and a Fulbright Scholar, as well as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and founder of the Standard Health Group which works in the UK and Ghana.

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30 Black's Rd, Hammersmith,

London W6 9DT


Mail: [email protected]

Tel: 0208 741 1879