Our People

ChangeMakers Refugee Forum Board

Our Board is governed by people from refugee backgrounds who represent the interests of all refugee-background communities.

Current Board members are:

Yusuf Khalif (Chair) Francis Ogwaro
Christalin Pa (Deputy Chair) Nasra Ahmed
ChandraBinod Dahal Siry Ibrahim
Diana Hernandez Sumaia Ali Okud
Luwi Buchike Hilina Tadesse (youth representative)
Adam Awad

Our staff

Staff are based in Wellington. Our office is located on level 3, 39 Webb Street, Multicultural Service Centre building.

Thomas Banda, General Manager Alia Bloom, Research Coordinator
Mohammad Ali Amiri, Community Development Worker Carina Gallegos, Communications Advisor
Naomi Tocher, Community Development Worker: Women Sharon Hillock, Accounts
Kirsten Le Harivel, Youth Development Coordinator Ledya Buless, Office Administrator