Chairman of the West Midlands RLG
Dr Haseena Lockhat works for Worcestershire Health and Care Trust as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Locality Manager for CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services), Redditch and Bromsgrove.
Her current portfolio includes being a Partner at the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) which is an independent regulatory body, where she sits on the Fitness to Practice Panel, and is also a Registration Assessor.
Her portfolio has included appointments to numerous high profile Government Boards and Committees, including the Home Office Community Cohesion and Race Equality Advisory Panels, where she has lead on various projects around inequality and race relations. She has been a Home Secretary Appointee to the National Probation Service and served for two terms as a non-Executive Board Member. She has also been a Governor at the University of Worcester.
Haseena is regarded as a leading figure both in the UK and internationally on healthcare issues relating to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Her publications include the acclaimed book ‘Female Genital Mutilation: Treating the Tears’ launched at the House of Commons in 2004 by the then Home Secretary, the Rt.Hon David Blunkett, MP which culminated from groundbreaking research that she carried out investigating the psychological effects of FGM.
Haseena has helped to set up, and supports various healthcare and educational charitable projects in the third world. She has also been active in a number of mentoring initiatives nationally and locally. In 2004, Haseena was awarded the Healthcare Excellence Award at the Lloyds TSB Asian Jewel Awards, and in 2007 she was shortlisted for Professional of the Year at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards (AWA).
Haseena enjoys travelling both home and abroad, and enjoys experiencing cultural diversity within art, literature, music and food! She enjoys swimming and team sports, and more recently, is enjoying the opportunities and challenges of being an Assistant Scouts Leader for the 9th Bromsgrove Marhaba Scouts group.