Since his first stint as an AUK helpline volunteer where he helped to set-up Destigmatize, our BME service, to his recent chairmanship of Anxiety UK and other third sector boards, Amo Kalar has shown huge commitment to mental health issues. He has published on ethnicity and mental health. Amo is the former Chair of Anxiety UK’s board (2008-2015) and helped steer the charity to its current strong position. He has also been a Board member of Advance UK and the Mental Health Helplines Partnership (MHHP). He works for the Foreign Office.