Patrick Vernon OBE

Patrick Vernon OBE

Patrick Vernon OBE is a cultural historian and founder of Every Generation and the 100 Great Black Britons campaign. He also played a key role in campaigning for the Windrush Generation. He is a Clore and Winston Churchill Fellow, fellow at the Imperial War Museum and fellow of Royal Historical Society to name a few. 

He was the first director of Black Thrive, a mental-health multi agency tackling mental health in Lambeth and he is a former member of the Labour and the Coalition Government Ministerial Advisory for Mental Health. Patrick is a former councillor in Hackney between 2006- 2014 and was appointed by Jeremy Corbyn as Race Equalities Adviser to Shadow Equalities Ministerial Team between 2015 and 2017.

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