Our Board of Trustees

CHIVA Africa and CHIVA South Africa work in partnership to develop and deliver programmes which improve healthcare for children and adolescents living with HIV.

CHIVA Africa is based in London and is a registered charity in the United Kingdom (charity no. 1132935).

CHIVA South Africa is located in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. CHIVA South Africa is a separate entity, registered in South Africa as The CHIVA South Africa Foundation Trust (Registration No: IT247/2009).

Both organisations have separate Board of Trustees:

CHIVA AFRICA BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Dr Karyn Moshal, Founder and Chairman

Dr Moshal is the founder of CHIVA Africa and CHIVA South Africa and has chaired the CHIVA Africa Board of Trustees since its registration as a charity in 2009. Born and raised in South Africa, Karyn graduated in medicine from the University of Cape Town in 1988.

She specialised in paediatrics in the UK at the Middlesex Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington.  She did a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases in the USA at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) before returning to the UK.

Karyn was a lecturer in paediatrics at the Royal Free Hospital and at UCL prior to her appointment to a Consultant post at Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2004 in the Infectious Diseases Department and where she was Head of Department for Infectious Diseases from 2006-2010.  She is part of the team which runs the GOSH HIV clinic, the oldest in Europe.

Karyn is the co-recipient of the CHIVAS Humanitarian Award in 2012 for her work with CHIVA Africa, the Paul Harris Award from the Rotary Club South Africa in October 2018 and the South African Chamber of Commerce Award.

Lauren Jacobson

Lauren joined the board in 2019, and is a lawyer by training and built a successful legal career in South Africa, specialising in public interest and media law. Lauren has lectured in media law, ethics and public interest law and takes a special interest in furthering the cause of women and those disadvantaged in South Africa.

She has worked at a senior level in government, notably as policy advisor in the Constitutional Directorate as part of the team that set up the first UK Supreme Court, as well as advising on freedom of information, gender recognition, legal aid and human rights policy.

Lauren was Director of the One to One Children’s Fund and served on its Board of Trustees. She is a Trustee of Camden Law Centre and The Quartet of Peace Trust (UK).

Fiona Lindblom

Fiona joined the Board at CHIVA Africa in 2019.  Fiona studied Law at Oxford University and started her career as a Barrister practising in Chancery chambers before moving into financial services.

Most recently she has worked as Chief Operating Officer in a private equity real estate firm and Managing Director of a property management company.

Shaun Wood

Shaun became a trustee for CHIVA Africa in February 2019. He is a South African qualified lawyer and holds the position of Chief Legal Officer at Cairn Capital, a leading European asset manager.

He will contribute to the ongoing governance, operation and fundraising initiatives of the UK board.

Shaun is based in London, but he grew up in South Africa and remains deeply committed to its ongoing fight against the HIV epidemic.

CHIVA SOUTH AFRICA BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Dr Karyn Moshal, Founder

Dr Moshal is the founder of CHIVA Africa and CHIVA South Africa and has chaired the CHIVA Africa Board of Trustees since its registration as a charity in 2009. Born and raised in South Africa, Karyn graduated in medicine from the University of Cape Town in 1988.

She specialised in paediatrics in the UK at the Middlesex Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington.  She did a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases in the USA at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) before returning to the UK.

Karyn was a lecturer in paediatrics at the Royal Free Hospital and at UCL prior to her appointment to a Consultant post at Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2004 in the Infectious Diseases Department and where she was Head of Department for Infectious Diseases from 2006-2010.  She is part of the team which runs the GOSH HIV clinic, the oldest in Europe.

Karyn is the co-recipient of the CHIVAS Humanitarian Award in 2012 for her work with CHIVA Africa, the Paul Harris Award from the Rotary Club South Africa in October 2018 and the South African Chamber of Commerce Award.

Dr Moherndran Archary

Dr Mo Archary is a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist at King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban and the University of KwaZulu-Natal: Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.

He graduated cum laude in 1996 from the University of Natal and has extensive experience of managing infectious diseases in children, including one of the largest cohorts of children and adolescents on anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in the world.

Mo serves as the Chair of the paediatric sub-committee and on the Board of Trustees for the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society, is the Co-Chair of the Paediatric Antiretroviral working group at the WHO and Vice chair of the Treatment Scientific committee in IMPAACT.  He is also a member of the South African National Department of Health ARV and the Paediatric Third Line ART Review Committees.

Mo has published widely over many years, contributing significantly to our understanding of the impact of malnutrition on HIV treatment and outcomes in children in sub-Saharan Africa.

Dina (Kaplan) Diamond

Dina Diamond is an experienced professional with many years’ experience predominantly in the financial services industry in the United States, South Africa and the African continent. Dina holds a BA cum laude (Unisa) PDM (Wits Business School), and MBA (Wits Business School).

Dina joined our SA Board of Trustees in 2019 and brings a wealth of financial and corporate experience to the Board.

She currently works in the International Private Banking team at Investec Bank. Previously, Dina headed up business development at a technology-centric company involved in financial services. She was also the Group Executive of Marketing, Communications and Business Development at Sasfin Bank.

Prior to that Dina was with the Absa/ Barclays Group for over 8 years where she was involved in the Integration Team and held the post of Chief of Staff for Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs supporting the Executive team with strategic projects and initiatives across a multitude of areas and disciplines.

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