Raj Boyjoonauth comes from a health professional background, trained as a nurse in the 1970’s. Later on, he occupied several senior management posts in the NHS, his last post being as the Deputy Director for Addictions and Offender Care at CNWL NHS Foundation Trust.
He is currently a training and management consultant for the United Nation Office of Drugs and Crime. He is one of the Master Trainers for the UNODC Treatment Project where he has been delivering this training format across Africa, South East Europe, Middle East and South East Asia. He has also undertaken several services reviews and link project management both in the UK and overseas.
He has worked in the policy Division of the Department of Health. He was a member of the influential Home Office Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs Committee (ACMD) for 12 years. He has been a senior commissioner for the Ealing Hammersmith and Hounslow Health Authority before they were restructured into Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) as part of the ongoing NHS Change Agenda.
Currently, he sits on the board of Westminster Drug Project and Ethnic Alcohol Counselling (EACH). He was previously on the Board of Look Ahead Housing.
Raj Boyjoonauth has wide experience in Mental Health, Offender Care and Addictions and as Board member of a few NGOs. He is an Honorary Lecturer at Middlesex University.
He has also been the recipient of a British Council Link Project for Mauritius for undertaking training and development in the prisons, NGOs and their health services.
Raj brings to NOCN all of his Health Service knowledge together with his wide international experiences to contribute to its range of educational products and services.