Staff

 

 Kunle Olulode
Director

Kunle has a wealth of experience gained from running policy teams in the voluntary sector and local government and a former Convenor of Camden Black Workers Group. An active campaigner within the trade union movement, he has a strong record of building partnerships with leading national and international organisations, having also worked abroad in Spain and in the USA for groups such as the Catalan institute in Barcelona, Tommie Smith Youth Movement and 100 Black Men of Southern California. He has keen interest in the arts particularly Black History and Film and was a founder member of the award winning Camden Black History ForumEmail 

Email:  kunle@voice4change-england.co.uk Tel: 0203 405 5211

 

Saqib Deshmukh
Development Officer and Interim Communications Officer

Saqib is a youth worker/manager, activist and writer based in South London and High Wycombe. He has almost 30 years experience in youth & community work, community development and arts work. He is heavily involved in policing issues across the country. He is the Development Officer for Voice4Change England and is responsible for a project looking at partnerships and collaborations in the sector.

At the moment he is writing his first novel on local history, white supremacy and taxi drivers.

Email: saqib@voice4change-england.co.uk Tel: 0203 405 5210

 

Soji Osoba

Finance Officer

Soji has worked in the public sector finance environment for 22 years. He worked for London Borough of Camden, as Finance Officer and as the Admin and Finance Manager for the Regeneration Department.  Along with his responsibility, he also played a strong part in Unison. As a Unison Shop Steward for 8yrs; he was the Greater London National Black Members representative on Unison’s Greater London Committee for 2 years. He also worked in the voluntary sector for DGSM and Mencap as a Mentor, project manager and Finance officers. 

Email: soji@voice4change-england.co.uk Tel: 0203 405 5211

 

Sanjiv Lingayah 
Associate 

Sanjiv is a researcher, writer and advocate developing new knowledge and ideas to understand and counter discrimination against sections of society. Sanjiv’s PhD thesis is a study of contemporary policy debates on nation, multiculture and race equality and the difficulties of Black and Minority Ethnic voluntary sector organisations in influencing this agenda. Sanjiv began his career at the social and environmental think tank, new economics foundation. He acts as a strategic advisor to Voice4Change England and is a current Clore Social Fellow as well as a freelance researcher, writer and advisor on equalities issues. 

  Email: mail@sanjivlingayah.com