Influencing Policy for Better Change.

International Development & African Diaspora

Meet The Team


Fadhili Maghiya: Director

Title: Director

With a background in Human Rights and International Development, Fadhili worked as a legal intern for the United Nation's International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, worked for Royal African Society and various volunteering position before joining Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel (SSAP).

 He spearheaded Common Ground Initiative's, Africa-UK platform in Wales and currently responsible for coordinating and managing SSAP's Inclusion role within Hub Cymru Africa.

 Outside the development sector Fadhili is the founder and curator of Watch-Africa; the first Wales African Film Festivals.


Jamad Jibreel

Title: Project Officer

I am a motivated, passionate individual with over 11years of hands-on international experience of working on Government initiatives, community projects and Voluntary sector projects that involve improving the livelihood of individuals and communities. 


Over the last 13years, I have worked with diverse people from various countries, young, adults and elderly people delivering educational activities that engaged people in debates, raising awareness, challenging perceptions and implementing sustainable interventions programme.

My current position as a Project officer working on TuWezeshe Akina Dada funded by comic relief we do support and empower different woman to overcome barriers and challenges which stop them from achieving development and change in their lives.  I understand the importance of women's roles in any development that society can achieve both locally and internationally. Away from work I enjoy watching movies and playing basketball.


Sarah Simons

Title: Research Volunteer



Cynthia Sitei

Title: Communication and Youth Officer




Selina Moyo - Chair

Tarig Sanousi - Vice Chair

Nasir Adam - Secretary

Fred Zimba - Treasurer

Mutale Merrill OBE

Elizabeth Wanjiku Mbugua

 Dr Donald Timothy Mlewa

Thoraya Mohamed

Lilian Matovu