Dr Nargis Islam

Consultant, Academic and Clinical Psychologist (Oxford UK, and University of East London)

University of East London, Freelance Consultant, British Psychological Society.

Area/s of expertise: Mental Health and Clinical Psychology Interventions, Mental Health Service Delivery, Organisational Strategy, Clinical Education: training and supervision.

Afzal Habib

Co-Founder & Director


Area/s of expertise: Social Entrepreneurship, Childcare, Business Models

Sabrina Habib

Co-Founder & Chief Exploration Officer


Area of expertise: childcare / social enterprise

Shegufta Anam

Independent Freelance consultant

Area/s of expertise: In the over 25 years of my career, I spent most of my time working on Education. Report writing and analysis, curriculum and education material development, and team management among others.

Dr. Helen Verdeli

Global Mental Health Lab at Teachers College, Columbia University (GMH@TC)

Area/s of expertise: Research on evaluation, adapting and implementing evidence-based psychotherapies; Training and capacity building in evidence-based psychotherapies, specifically IPT to mental health professionals and lay persons in high, middle and low-income countries; Service provision, consulting and partnering with global agencies, NGOs, academic centers and ministries of health on building systems of care involving psychotherapy.

Lab website: https://www.tc.columbia.edu/gmhlab/

Biddy Youell

Teacher of clinical and pre-clinical mental health and wellbeing programmes.  Consultation to professionals in health and social care services.

Trained at the Tavistock Clinic in London and qualified in 1995.  Formerly a teacher in secondary schools and special education settings.

Head of Child Psychotherapy profession at Tavistock Clinic 2009-2016.

Areas of Expertise:-  Perinatal Mental Health, Observation based work with children and families, Supervision. Working with Education professionals.

Esther Goh


Center For Evidence and Implementation

Early Childhood Development, Global Development, Knowledge Translation, Policy Analysis and Programme Planning

Jonathan Han

Behaviour Change, MSc Candidate

University College London

Behaviour Change, Communications, User Experience Design and Research

Caroline Essame

CEO and Founder, Consultant Arts, Play and Occupational Therapist and Educator


Area/s of expertise: Developmental Play

Dr Julie Stone

Infant, Child & Family Psychiatrist

BA: Bachelor of Arts(University of Western Australia); Grad Dip: Graduate Diploma of Education (London Institute of Education); BM: Bachelor of Medicine (University of Southampton),FRANZCP: Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, with specialist training in child psychiatry and infant and parent mental health.

Member of the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health and the World Association for Infant Mental Health.

Areas of special interest: early childhood development, and infant, child and family well being.

Dr. Lipy Gloria Rozario

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology

University of Dhaka & Notre Dame University Bangladesh

Director, Healing Heart Counseling Unit, Carlotta Centre

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/healingheart2010/

Vachel Miller

Professor, Appalachian State University (USA)

Areas of expertise:  Adult learning; graduate education; faculty development; organizational change