Wayne Farah

Wayne Farah

Co-facilitator, BME Leadership Network

Wayne is a full-time carer who works with the NHS Confederation as co-facilitator of the national BME Leadership Network.

He has over twenty years’ experience as an NHS non-executive director, and his contribution to improving health care for disadvantaged communities was recognised in 2015 with a HSJ Patient Leader Award. As vice-chair of Newham CCG, he was the architect of the Newham community prescription which won the BT Sports Industry 2018 Community Programme of the Year award.

Wayne has over thirty years’ experience as a social entrepreneur and community organiser. He is a long-term associate of the Institute of Race Relations, former chair of An Viet Housing Association and trustee of Newham Monitoring Project and Doctors of the World UK. He was a founding member of Adcris CIC, Umoja Theatre Company, Vision Care for Homeless People, the Migrants Rights Network, and ARHAG Housing Association,

Wayne is currently a partner with Innovex- Partners and a member of the Institute of Healthcare and Care Management advisory board.