Winnie Ssanyu Sseruma is a freelance international development consultant based in London, working mainly on access to healthcare, focusing on black communities in the UK and Sub-Saharan Africa. Winnie has twenty years’ experience as an HIV treatment activist, highlighting the impact of HIV on women and people living with HIV. Winnie served for two years on the Terrence Higgins Trust advisory board. She has also led organisations such as the African Health Policy Network (AHPN). She started FFENA, a group of black HIV-positive men and women in the UK, actively engaging, researching, reviewing and advocating on policy issues impacting the lives of people living with HIV in the UK and across the world. Winnie was born in the UK, grew up in Uganda and went to University in the USA where she earned a Sociology degree. She has been living with HIV for years.