See behind the scenes! Tour FORWARD’s office and meet the team in this short video!

 Our Team

Naana Otoo-Oyortey MBE – Executive Director

Toks Okeniyi – Head of UK Programmes and Operations

Nisan Zerai Kesete – UK Programme Manager


Community Programme

Mulkaht Ibrahim – Community Programme Coordinator

Naima Ibrahim – Community Development Officer

Yvette Robbin-Coker- Training & Development Coordinator

Layla Ismail – Bristol FGM Community Project Coordinator

Maria Aden – Community Sessional Worker

Mahasin Abu – Sudanese Community Support Worker

Kabung Lomodong- Community Programme Assistant


Youth Programme

Amal Mohamed – Youth Programme Assistant


Schools Programme

Vanessa Diakides – Schools Programme Coordinator

Rasha Farah – Schools Programme Assistant


Policy, Africa and Diaspora Programme

Adwoa Kwateng-Kluvitse – Head of Global Advocacy

Kekeli Kpognon – Head of Diaspora Programmes

Wossenyelesh Kifle – Africa Programme Officer


Communications, Events & Fundraising

Naomi Reid – Projects & Events Manager

Caroline Walker – Fundraising and Communications Officer


Finance & Office Management

Fosdicka Crankson – Finance Manager

Rita Janani – Finance Assistant

Damaris Villanueva – Senior Admin & HR Officer