Jabeer Butt Chief Executive , Race Equality Foundation

Jabeer is Chief Executive of the Race Equality Foundation.  Jabeer has gained an international reputation for the use of evidence in developing interventions that help overcome discrimination and disadvantage.  A key part of his work is the Foundation’s role in the Health and Wellbeing Alliance, which has seen the Foundation facilitate better conversations between the black and minority ethnic-led voluntary sector and Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England. 

Jabeer sits on a number of committees and boards, including recently being on the advisory board of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act. He was awarded an OBE in the 2013 New Year Honours List.