Shabira Papain BSc BA PGDip - Joint Vice Chair of Trustees

A Thought Leader in the Equity, health inequalities, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) space. 

Her vision is a world where every person regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, religion, ability, class or educational background has the opportunity to reach their full potential - to take control of their own lives. 

Shabira has extensive experience of designing, implementing and evaluating health inequalities and digital health innovations. Working to tackle health inequity and injustice, Shabira has advised the private sector, local authorities, health systems, government bodies, service commissioners and charities on how to build equitable programmes, with a focus on pragmatism and impact. 

Shabira is a global citizen, an inventor, creator, designer, a mother; with roots in Mozambique and India, born in Portugal, grew up in Australia and living in London since 2001. This diaspora has influenced her practice and has fuelled her passion to create products, services and systems which optimises innovation. 

A Strategic Senior Leader with a strong track record of designing and implementing innovations that drive diversity and reach as well as  leading high performance teams to deliver impact.

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