Collaborative and engaging inclusive system leader with passion and commitment to make a real difference to population health and well-being outcomes and the individual lives of people in our organisations and communities.
Nuzhat Ali is a National Health Improvement Lead for Public Health England and is also Co-Chair for the Civil Services Muslim Staff Network. She was awarded the inaugural Civil Service Championing Faith and Belief Inclusion Award in October 2019. Recognised for extensive contributions to diversity and inclusion. Nuzhat is passionate about inclusion and advocating for intersectionality. She is an active steering group member for her organisation’s BAME network and champions the wider diversity inclusion agenda
Nuzhat began her career in the NHS as a front-line clinician, nearly 30 years ago. She has since worked across various health sector settings locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, in leadership roles, with a proven ability to build robust partnerships that facilitate transformative change. Skilled in creating added value through people. Passionate and committed to developing/designing inclusive work environments. Qualified and experienced in Organisation Development, Quality Improvement, Service redesign and diversity and inclusion leadership
She is relentless about engaging with and mobilising communities and stakeholders to tackle the persistent causes of inequalities through her work in Government and in her multiple voluntary roles.
Nuzhat is Chair and Founder of a London based women’s voluntary group, which aims to engage and connect with ‘seldom heard’ local women to encourage participation in civic activity and develop resilience. She is also Trustee on the Board of a national and a local voluntary sector organisation, and also provides visible leadership to various forums.