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Our Team

Ben Howells

CEO of Living Well Consortium

Ben Howells is a graduate from Hull University with a Politics degree; he has commercial and 3rd Sector management experience.

Davy Hay

Managing Director of Pattigift

I am the Managing Director of Pattigift Therapy CIC an African centred psychological therapies organisation based in Birmingham. My background is in the field of mental health.

Martin Hogg

CEO of Citizen Coaching

Martin Hogg is the founder and Director of Birmingham based Social Enterprises Citizen Coaching CIC and Birmingham Counselling Services.

Leila Zafar

Executive Assistant 

Leila comes from a background in the arts and events management industries, working with many high profile people and companies along the way.


Shahid Zaman

Data Lead

Shahid joined the Living Well Consortium in April 2017 as part of the Data team as a graduate from Coventry University with a First Class honors degree in Business and Marketing.


Tembi Ndlovu

Finance and Contracts manager

Tembi Ndlovu joined Living Well Consortium in October 2018 as a Finance Manager. Mr Ndlovu has extensive Experience in the Health Economy particularly in Financial Management, Business Analysis and Management Accounting.

Richard Hadley

Co-opted Member

Richard is a Chartered Accountant who spent 16 years at Deloitte, working in both the corporate finance and audit businesses during that time. Whilst at Deloitte Richard worked with a range of public, private and third sector clients.

Patrick Kwesiga

MBACP, Clinical Operations Manager

Patrick Kwesiga is the Clinical and operation Manager for Living Well Consortium. He is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Louise McKiernan

Director Disability Resource Centre

Louise Mckiernan is Chief Executive of the Disability Resource Centre; one of the leading disability organisations operating in Birmingham, Solihull and the wider West Midlands.

Harvinder Sohal

Marketing and Partnership Lead

Harvinder Sohal is the Marketing and Partnership Lead for Living Well consortium.

Aftab Rahman

Founding Director of Legacy West Midlands

Aftab has worked in the community over the last three decades. His career includes work as a senior civil servant, Director of charities and as an entrepreneur.

Lovemore Masiane

Living Well UK Trustee

Lovemore Masiane is a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist and works with Our Roots CIC.