Director - Mike Wilson

Mike has been the director of Public Voice since April 2015, having set up the organisation the previous year as the vehicle to deliver Healthwatch in Haringey. Mike has worked in a number of senior management roles including, Director of Regeneration for the NHS in London, Director of Housing and Social Services for a London Borough and Chief Executive of a Housing Action Trust. Most of his work experience has been in diverse, urban communities in London with five years as housing manager in Glasgow.


Our staff

Raks Patel - Research and Engagement Manager

Raks is responsible for our community engagement and outreach activities, ensuring the voices of Haringey residents, service users, and carers, are heard by the agencies responsible for planning and delivering public services in the borough. Engagement includes everything from meeting community groups and attending community events, to running focus groups and conducting surveys. Raks has a strong track record of engaging successfully with diverse hard to reach and seldom heard communities. She has previously worked as a manager in the NHS, the Civil Service, and the charity sector.

Eamonn England - Communications Manager

Eamonn is responsible for all our communications and marketing activities, from our website, media relationships and social networks, through to publicity materials, communications strategy and the management of our brand. He is a highly experienced communications and marketing professional with a wide range of experience in both the public and private sectors. He has spent time working in local government, education and teaching, the voluntary and community sector, and as a consultant within the creative industries.

Tanya Murat - Engagement and Communications Officer

Tanya supports the team with engagement and communications activities, working with Patient Participation Groups and GPs, recruiting, training and supporting patient representatives in Haringey, and providing content for our website, newsletter and social media. She has previously worked in libraries, town planning and community development and has years of experience engaging with communities experiencing exclusion and disadvantage.

Samir Hakim - Information, Policy and Research Officer

Samir supports our research projects through quantitative and qualitative analysis, engagement and reporting findings to our partners. He has a background in innovation and strategic project management, having previous experience at the British Red Cross and the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

Mary Blake - Volunteer Coordinator

Mary supports our team of volunteers. Previous roles were with Groundwork London’s volunteer Energy Champions programme, Energise London and Family Action. Earlier work was in waste prevention with Enfield Council and environmental campaigning for Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth. Mary also works part-time for the Muswell Hill Sustainability Group and volunteers for a health charity helpline.