Dr Tsitsi Chawatama-Kwambana became a Member Trustee in December 2021.
She grew up in Zimbabwe and graduated from the University of Leicester medical school. She completed paediatric training in Sheffield and London and was a member of the trainees’ committee. She worked in Ethiopia as a VSO/RCPCH fellow and is now a consultant paediatrician at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with special interests in medical education and served as deputy college tutor. Tsitsi's other interests are infectious diseases and Global Health.
Tsitsi has worked in the NGO and development sector and is the Chair of the Board of trustees of Save the Children UK and safeguarding trustee of Sentebale, a charity co-founded by Prince Seeiso of Lesotho and the Duke of Sussex to support vulnerable children in Lesotho and Botswana. She has also served as a Vice Chair of AFRUCA-Safeguarding Children, which promotes the protection of children from ethnic minority communities in the UK, Europe and Africa and a trustee of UK-Med which responds to health emergency responses around the world.
She is a passionate about empowering others to care for the world’s most vulnerable children through capacity building, training and program development.