Raj Mehta
Chair of Board of Trustees
Raj joined MAB in 2015. He retired from BP several years ago, having held senior leadership positions in IT and procurement. Since retiring, Raj has been pursuing his passion in furthering health matters and promoting the capabilities of disabled people, specifically sight-impaired individuals. Blind himself most of his life, Raj brings a unique and diverse perspective to the many roles he currently holds within the health, education and voluntary sectors, serving as advisor, non-executive director and trustee.
Bharat Hindocha
Vice Chair of Board of Trustees
Bharat joined MAB in 2013. He sold his Chartered Accountancy practice in January 2021, after running it since 1976. Bharat was Founding Treasurer and remains Treasurer of Lions Club of London Golders Green. He is a past president of the club, and organises the Golf days. Money collections from members are regularly donated to MAB. Over the years, Bharat has actively supported MAB’s bookkeepers, auditors and Chief Executives whenever help was needed, and continues to do so. Having retired from his accountancy practice, Bharat still offers financial consultancy to several clients, when not spending time with his grandchildren or playing golf.
Qasim Khattak
Qasim joined MAB in 2023. He has 10+ years experience of working across private (PwC and Sainsbury's) and not for profit (Save the Children UK) sectors. He is currently working at Ocado Group. Qasim has a passion for supporting positive causes and is keen to see MAB grow from strength to strength.
Nigel Liddell
Nigel is a corporate technology solicitor who worked in international businesses for 30 years and has now started his own legal consultancy alongside charitable and pro bono roles. He joined MAB in March 2024. He is passionate about ED&I, founding an award-winning ED&I programme at his last employer. In addition to MAB, he is a Trustee at the Mayhew (themayhew.org), an animal welfare charity in north London, a member of the Ethics Committee of the Moorfields/UCL Biobank, and works on the D&I Committee of the Society for Computers and Law.
Joshna Thakrar
Joshna joined as a Trustee on 27 June 2024. With a Master's in Employment Law and over 20 years of experience as a Senior HR Executive, Joshna brings valuable expertise in strategic HR, talent management, and organisational development. Her background in executive coaching and non-profit volunteering enhances her ability to contribute to the association's governance and mission. Joshna's skills in diversity, inclusion, and leadership development align well with the charity's goals of serving its beneficiaries.
Nick McCabe
Nick joined MAB in 2024 as a trustee and has a management role in the Risk & Assurance team for a multinational accounting firm within the Not-for-profits sector. He is a chartered accountant with the ICAEW and certificate member of the Institute of Risk Management. Nick has worked for over five years with not-for-profit organisations, predominately national charities and membership bodies, to build their internal audit and risk management capabilities, with a focus on developing robust and strategically aligned risk management practices.
Helen McGrath
Helen joined MAB in June 2024. She has a background in strategic marketing and communications in both the commercial and not for profit sectors, including at RNIB. She is currently a change consultant working with not for profit clients on digital transformation projects.