Hibiscus Initiatives’ board Senior Leadership Team are a diverse group of individuals who take action, educate and influence policymakers. They are thought leaders who have significantly influenced thinking and action in the social justice and immigration movements. They bring expertise, resources and vision to their work – along with track records as catalysts of change.

Mufeedah Bustin | Director of Operations

Mufeedah joined Hibiscus in July 2022. She started her career in financial services, working in a variety of audit, risk, operations and strategic project management roles, before becoming a Partner at a leading Lloyd’s broker. In 2017, Mufeedah moved in to the not-for-profit sector, applying her commercial and corporate experience to organisations working with disadvantaged young people. 

Katy Swaine-Williams | Interim Head of Policy and Public Affairs

In January 2024 Katy joined our team to support the Policy Team while we search for a new Head of Policy and Public Affairs. With 20 years of experience in the voluntary sector, Katy transitioned from a commercial solicitor and has held various research, policy, and advocacy roles focusing on criminal justice, equality, and human rights. She brings a particular expertise in issues related to women in contact with the criminal justice She will lead on Hibiscus’s policy and influencing work with a focus on reforming legislations in relation to migrant women’s experiences in the criminal justice and immigration system. 

Hazel Alcraft | Head of Community and Prison Services

Hazel joined Hibiscus in October 2020, with over 15 years’ experience working in the criminal justice voluntary sector.  She has worked in a range of policy and service delivery roles, including managing Samaritans’ award-winning Listener Scheme in prisons; and developing strategic partnerships with agencies across the criminal justice system.

Seika Aziz | Interim Head of International Resettlement and Detention Services