Neish Nicholas McLean | Activist, Consultant and Co-Founder, TransWave Posted on December 15, 2020 Neish McLean (he/him/they/them) is a transmasculine Jamaican LGBTIQ activist and consultant working at the local, regional and international levels. Neish is the Co-Founder of TransWave Jamaica, Jamaica’s first and only organization solely dedicated to trans advocacy. Additionally, Neish serves as the Chair of the Nominations and Governance Committee at the International Planned Parenthood Federation and leads in overseeing the recruitment and evaluation of the Board of Trustees and it’s committees. As an Advisor to Astraea and Women’s Voice and Leadership – Caribbean, Neish offers technical support to the both organization’s engagement with LBQ groups in the Caribbean. Neish brings over 5 years of experience in strategy, governance, partnership development, fundraising and movement resourcing. With a diverse array of skills and competences, Neish also brings enthusiasm and commitment to the global LGBTIQ and feminist movement to the ACTIF Advisory Committee. Neish holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management. Neish is a sports, fitness and adventure enthusiast who also enjoys traveling, cooking, photography and writing poetry.