Satwat Rehman (Chair)
Grant Aidoo Nash
Chair of IYS. Experienced third sector senior manager, served on several boards and skilled in governance, strategy and policy, service development and delivery. Worked across a number of policy areas with a focus on anti-poverty, social justice, duality and inclusion. Brings management and leadership expertise to the organisation - supporting strategic planning, development of effective financial and planning systems, monitoring and evaluation.
Board member of IYS since March 2021. 5 years of experience working in the financial services industry across a number of different roles. Brings expertise around management, strategy and business building as well as leadership experience. Working with the IYS CEO in a mentorship capacity helping to manage the rapid expansion the team is going through.
Nhabeela Rahmatullah (Intern secretary)
Sonia Napolitano Secretary of IYS.
Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service Nhabeela is a Procurator Fiscal and works for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. She has 20 years' experience in the legal sector. She previously worked as a trustee for the Refugee Survival Trust and Amina. She is an Equality Ambassador both at work and externally and over the years has led a number of campaigns raising awareness of hate crime, Islamophobia, disability, and gender-based violence. She continues to support and work in collaboration with other agencies in supporting local communities and groups. She has been a mentor for law students and has also participated in the IYS mentoring program.
Graduated in Business and Management at Abertay University. Here she discovered her passion for fashion, creative producing and service design, creating her Modelling and Styling brand StyledSo. Prior to the opening of V&A Dundee, she played a key role in the co-design of the museum’s large-scale televised 3D Festival. One of the first employed Black member of the team in this area of work. She since continued to co-produce programmes of talks and workshops and as a role-model for young people. Following her involvement in the first-ever EduJam three-day global service design jam focused on education, she studied Service Design with the Interaction Design Foundation and joined the Service Design in Education committee. Here she led a remote Service Design project to improve the Service Design in Education Network.
Campbell Yates (Treasurer)
Saadia is professional Black, Disabled consultant with over 20 years’ experience working to promote the human rights of Disabled people. She has worked across the different professional sections including voluntary and public sector at a local, national and international level.
Treasurer for IYS. His career is in Real Estate Law required him to have accountancy, finance and business knowledge which helps in this role. He provides financial updates to ensure the charity continues to head in a good financial direction.
Nigerian-born Mazino Maseli is an international airline pilot with over a decade of commercial aviation experience. Having started his career flying throughout West Africa on the Dash 8-Q400, he returned to the U.K. to continue his exposure to trans-European flying as a Captain on the Airbus. Moving to Vienna, Austria, at age 11 and completing education and flight school across Europe, the U.K. and the US, Zino has a deep understanding of the impact growing up in different societies can have on your determination as a young black person seeking to thrive and carve your own path. Zino uses his network to offer opportunities for BPOC youth.