Patrick Vernon OBE is a Clore Fellow and Director of Every Generation Media. He is Committee member of Healthwatch England, and works for the National Housing Federation as Health Partnership Coordinator.

He is an Associate Fellow for the Department of History of Medicine at Warwick University, Advisory Board. He is also a member of NHS England Equality Diversity Council, Advisory board member for Time To Change and former member of the Labour and the Coalition government Ministerial Advisory for Mental Health.

Patrick is a leading expert on African and Caribbean genealogy in the UK and founder of Every Generation and 100 Great Black Britons.

Patrick was awarded an OBE in June 2012 for his contribution in tackling health inequalities for ethnic minority communities.