Dr Tsitsi Chawatama, Chair of the Board
Tsitsi is a Consultant Paediatrician at Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust and brings a wealth of knowledge to the Board as an expert in Global Child Health. She has worked extensively in the NGO and development sector with expertise in strategic planning, program delivery and capacity building through training.
Tsitsi is a trustee of Sentebale, a charity co-founded by Prince Seeiso of Lesotho and the Duke of Sussex to support vulnerable children in Lesotho and Botswana. She is also vice-chair of AFRUCA-Safeguarding Children, which promotes the protection of children from BAME communities in the UK, Europe and Africa; and is a safeguarding trustee of UK-Med which responds to health emergency responses around the world.
Tsitsi also brings invaluable lived experience of the Global South having spent her formative years in Zimbabwe and as a clinician in development work in Ethiopia and Southern Africa