Without vital support from experienced professionals who share our vision, Here for Good would just be an idea. Find out more about our staff and trustees here.
Co-Founder and Senior Legal & Strategy Advisor
Bella is co-founder and Senior Legal & Strategy Advisor at Here for Good. She co-founded Here for Good in February 2018, and ran the organization as Joint-CEO alongside Tahmid until March 2022. She was recognised on the 2020 Forbes 30 under 30 List for her leadership of the organization.
Bella currently works at the Global Strategic Litigation Council for Refugee Rights but continues to use her strategic and legal expertise to support the Here for Good team.
Bella was a Kennedy Memorial Trust Scholar at Harvard Law School. Prior to this, she worked as an asylum and human rights lawyer at the charity, Safe Passage.
Bella trained to be an immigration & asylum lawyer at Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP, a leading law firm. Bella previously worked part-time at South West London Law Centres running their free legal advice clinics. She is Trustee of a leading international NGO, Restless Development, and co- runs a grassroots charitable project called Access to Education Sierra Leone.
Tahmid co-founded Here for Good in 2018, and alongside Bella was named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2020 for his social entrepreneurship.
In the year prior, he was Co-Founder and Director of The People's Challenge, a crowdfunded pressure group which was a party in the Article 50 Miller litigation.
Alongside his Trustee responsibilities, Tahmid is part of Here for Good's Executive Team, leading on finance and governance as a volunteer.
Outside of Here for Good, he works as a Senior Account Director at M&C Saatchi World Services; sits on the Boards of five other UK charities; and is a Judge at the Charity Times and Better Society Awards.
Bella joined Here for Good in March 2022 bringing with her extensive knowledge of the migration sector, EUSS policy expertise and her own lived experience of being an EU citizen in the UK.
Prior to joining the organisation, Bella led on the Mayor of London’s work supporting European Londoners affected by Brexit through the Citizenship and Integration Initiative. She also managed the Strategic Legal Fund for vulnerable young migrants at the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA) and worked with a number of migrants’ rights organisations such as Hackney Migrant Centre, Migrants’ Rights Network and New Europeans UK.
Bella has a degree in Politics and Anthropology from University of Glasgow and an LLM in International Law from University of Sussex.
In addition to her work with Here for Good, Bella is a director at MigrationWork CIC and the Chair of the MigrationWork Trust which organises the Community Integration Awards.
EUSS Advice Service
EUSS Legal Policy Officer and EUSS caseworker
Bianca joined the team as a lawyer in April 2020. As of June 2022, Bianca is Here for Good's Legal Policy Officer, leading on legal policy matters for the charity and focusing on issues connected to the EU Settlement Scheme.
She continues to provide advice and assistance with complex casework to EEA nationals and their family members in relation to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) and is accredited as a Level 2 advisor with OISC. Bianca used to be based at South West London Law Centre and has moved to the AIRE Centre in January 2023.
Bianca previously worked at the AIRE Centre and New Europeans UK on projects focused on EU law and the EUSS. She has studied law in both Italy and Germany, and has obtained a Master's degree in Human Rights from LSE.
George is an accredited Level 2 Senior Caseworker with the Law Society’s Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme. George is a member of the private and corporate immigration teams at Paragon Law in Nottingham.
George has a particular interest in family reunion applications for refugees as well as complex EU settlement scheme applications. George has assisted with multiple complex EU Settlement Scheme applications with a fantastic success rate.
Elliott is an accredited Level 2 Senior Caseworker with the Law Society’s Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme. Elliott is a member of the private immigration team at Paragon Law in Nottingham.
Elliott has experience in assisting with a range of immigration applications including complex EU Settlement Scheme applications.
EUSS Caseworker and Volunteer Coordinator
Isobel joined the team as EUSS caseworker/ Volunteer coordinator in January 2023.
Previously to this, Isobel worked at Solace Women's Aid for 5 years, supporting vulnerable women and girls with advocacy, immigration casework and emotional support. For the last few years, Isobel worked on a project specifically supporting women with NRPF who have experienced abuse. Isobel is accredited in OISC Level 1 Immigration.
Isobel has also volunteered with a range of charities in London supporting migrant women and families; including Refugee Women's Association, NELMA, and has most recently started to volunteer with Settled.
Ukraine Advice Service
Ukraine Project Strategy and Policy Lead
Mala joined the team as a solicitor in January 2021, working from Wilson Solicitors LLP in London, initially advising on the EU Settlement Scheme until December 2021.
Mala is Here for Good's Strategy and Policy Lead on our Ukraine Project, which was set up as a response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine in February 2022, focusing on complex casework and strategic litigation.
Mala also advises the charity on legal policy matters and handles press requests. Mala previously trained and qualified as a solicitor at Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP. She is an active member of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) and provides training on a regular basis.
Ukraine Project Caseworker
Anais joined the team as a caseworker in March 2022. Working from Wilson Solicitors LLP, Anais provides advice and support to Ukrainian nationals and their families seeking to obtain entry to the UK, helping them to navigate the complex and ever-changing Ukraine Scheme.
Anais previously volunteered as a paralegal at Islington Law Centre’s Migrant and Child Refugee Unit, working on the Breaking the Chains project and Kids in Need of Defence (UK).
Ukraine Project Caseworker
Rosa joined the team in July 2022, working from Wilson Solicitors LLP in London. She provides advice and assistance with complex casework to Ukrainian nationals and their families seeking to obtain entry to the UK under the Ukraine Schemes. Rosa is a trainee solicitor and an accredited senior caseworker under the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Scheme.
Rosa has previously worked and volunteered at Haringey Migrant Support Centre, advocating on behalf of vulnerable visitors to the centre. She has a degree in Law and Social Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and has completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at City University and the Legal Practise Course at London Metropolitan University