Nero Ughwujabo is a Nigerian UK-based social advocate committed to impact and effect changes on social ecosystem. He was a Special Adviser to the erstwhile British Prime Minister Theresa May on Social Justice, Young People, and Opportunities. Reputed for campaigning on issues of discrimination and inequalities, Ughwujabo has been part of national networks that deal issues of this regard.
Stemming from an avid passion of over two decades to bring the nitty gritty of social justice to public purview, he has worked in the civil society sector, as a Chief Executive of Croydon Black, Minority, Ethnic (BME) Forum, a body that supports other civil society organizations. His office in this sense has supported numerous BME organizations, building capacity and helping to draw-down much needed funds to support activities. He also represented the Forum and Croydon’s Black and Minority communities at the strategic level, serving on Croydon’s Local Strategic Partnership, and its chief executives’ group for over 10 years.
However, Ughwujabo has served on different boards across Croydon borough, including as a non-executive director at Croydon University Hospital, member of the Health and Wellbeing Board, Safer Croydon Partnership, Stronger Communities Partnership, Voluntary Sector Alliance, Croydon’s General Purpose and Audit Committee, council director of Octavo, amongst others.