Yaccub Enum is a Public Health Specialist with interest in mental health, sexual health and tackling stigma. Yaccub graduated in Civil Engineering at Middle East Technical University, Turkey, before moving into health. He has developed both clinical and public health expertise. He was a Clinical Nurse Manager at East London Foundation Trust, then completed an MSc in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Yaccub has experience of working with multi-cultural communities in deprived areas of east London. He led the development and implementation of a mental health promotion strategy with a strong focus on community empowerment. This included working with local people, faith leaders and hard-to-reach groups to demystify mental illness, promote mental health and improve access to services. He worked with local communities, raising awareness of HIV testing and commissioning community-based HIV testing services. Yaccub is currently a Public Health Principal in London and heavily involved in the Public Health response to the Covid-19 pandemic. He has co-authored a number of peer reviewed publications, including Delivering Universal Health: A Collaborative Approach. He was also a contributing author of the Primary Care Mental Health in Older People: A Global Perspective, an international collaboration of authors.