Get to Know Our Team

Meet the Crew

We are committed to help improve mental health awareness and provision in KRI.

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Chris Bowers

Trustee

Chris has been working on KRI for more than a decade.  A former UK diplomat, Chris has been working in the private sector and is currently finishing a Masters at King's College on the neuroscience of mental health in his free time.

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Dr Chinar Osman

trustee

Dr Osman is a Consultant Neurologist in the NHS in the UK who graduated in London in 2008. She is an honorary lecturer at the University of Southampton and a medical examiner. Originally from Iraqi Kurdistan she has helped with humanitarian missions and is a passionate advocate for improving mental health support in KRI.

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Dr Ava Doski

Trustee

Dr Ava Doski is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked in the NHS and private practise. Ava has worked with children and adults with mental health difficulties, neurodevelopment disorders, complex health needs and intellectual disabilities. Dr Doski is skilled in CBT, Systemic Therapy, Theraplay and Cognitive Analytic Therapy.

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Dr Olivier Van Den Broucke MBBS BSc, MRCPsych

Trustee

Olivier is a consultant in child and adolescent psychiatry working in the NHS in Hertfordshire. Having studied medicine and qualified as a doctor in London, he trained in psychiatry at the Royal Free Hospital and then the Tavistock Clinic.  Olivier is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist and specialises in complex mental illness, substance misuse and neurodevelopmental conditions in young people. Olivier is passionate about working in multidisciplinary teams to promote the best possible mental health outcomes and well-being of vulnerable young people within their family.

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Dr Nazik Nemat

Specialist adviser

Dr Nemat, a Senior Clinical Psychologist, has mixed heritage - English and Kurdish. She works in the North east of England, NHS with adults who have long term mental health problems, such as psychosis, trauma, anxiety and depression. Nazik specialises in CBT and is also trained in EMDR. She is currently on maternity leave.

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Laween Atroshi

Trustee

Laween is a proud Brit and a proud Kurd. Originally from KRI, Laween has spent most of his working life in the NHS as a manager and innovator. Laween's team currently runs the Accident and Emergency services in Bedfordshire.

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