SAPHIÉ ASHTIANY, VICE-CHAIR, CAF TRUSTEES

Saphié is a leading employment and discrimination lawyer; previously a partner at Nabarro LLP.  She has also held a number of non-executive posts including seven years as a commissioner at what was then the Equal Opportunities Commission, and six years as a non-executive director and member of the Audit Committee of Channel 4 corporation.

Originally from Iran, she was educated in Britain and was destined for a career as an academic. However, some pioneering work to support immigrant and refugee families in the UK led her to train as a lawyer.

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