Dr Bablin Molik will start as Chief Executive Officer at Sight Cymru in November 2019. Her academic and research background in vision biology and glaucoma made her a well suited fit within sight loss sector. She has been working with Sight Cymru for 6 years and has led on numerous strands of work including developing and delivering sight loss prevention projects amongst primary schools and communities with high prevalence of sight loss, ethnic minority communities.
She has worked closely with Welsh government and across the sight loss service sector through her work with MEGAFOCUS (Minority Ethnic Groups Association for Ophthalmic Care Uptake and Service) and sitting on EHEW (Eye Health Examination Wales), Communications and DESW (Diabetic Eye Screening Wales) advisory and governance group along with Public Health Accessible communications board.
Sharon Becket, outing CEO said “Bablin is a huge force for good; she’s the most energetic person I know and has a passion for eye health, sight loss and inequality of outcomes.”
Bablin said “It is a huge honour to be leading a fantastic organisation and the team of Sight Cymru. I have big shoes to fill after taking over from Sharon Beckett. I am confident that with team support, passion and drive we will be taking Sight Cymru forward to ensure people are not losing their sight unnecessarily and that those with sight loss are accessing services they need in Wales.”