Dr Roshan Ansari  (Third 3 year term from 2021)

Roshan is a medical doctor with 40 years’ experience in the NHS and has also worked as a magistrate locally for 15 years. Roshan has worked in mental health and the community and has a deep understanding of the needs and health priorities of local people. She would like to use her extensive knowledge and skills to benefit the Trust and the community. Roshan is currently Chair of Bow West Ward Safe Neighborhood Team and Vice Chair of Safe Neighborhood Board Tower Hamlets. She works closely with the police and with mental health and crime frequently linked, aims to bring a wider debate to the table to improve services

Gren Bingham (3 Year Term from 2021)

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John Bennett  (Second 3 year term from 2019)

John works in local government in South London where he is responsible for commissioning economic development and employment services. He has lived in Tower Hamlets for the last decade. John would like to contribute his skills to ELFT such as developing strategies and plans, reviewing performance and providing constructive challenge to improve services. John is keen to ensure that health services work with other local support services to address the wider determinants of health such as income and housing. John is currently the Chair of the Significant Business and Strategy Committee of the Council of Governors. 

Obayedul (Arif) Hoque  (3 year term from 2019)

As a service user of ELFT, Arif has been actively involved in ELFT’s service development through People Participation. As a Governor, Arif would like to continue being involved with ELFT and use his skills.

Rofikul Islam (3 Year Term from 2021)

Rofikul offers his experience from a community investment and professional development perspective. He has a proven track record of strategic planning and delivering culturally sensitive projects. He has networks across grassroots communities, media, voluntary, private, and public sectors. Rofikul aims to ensure that the views and interests of the patients, carers, staff, local communities, and other stakeholders are heard and reflected in the vision and strategies of the Trust.