I have been involved with Social Action for Health for over three years first as volunteer to deliver health project in Waltham Forest and then as Trustee for last two years. Over the past 40 years I have been involved in community development work as Youth worker an have served on District Health Authority, Community Health Council, Regional Arts Board, National Council for Voluntary Organisation. I was elected Councillor in Nottingham City Council where I also served as Sheriff of Nottingham. My experience includes running European funded projects including Investors in People, Social Enterprise project and Business skills programmers. My interest lies in Community development and capacity building and recently been lecturing on social issues and supporting businesses.