Neish McLean is a queer transmasculine Jamaican who is deeply invested in community care, movement resourcing and healing justice. Neish brings over seven years of trans organizing and movement building experience to philanthropy. Neish also brings grantmaking expertise from their experience with GiveOut and the ACTIF Fund. Neish has also supported Astraea’s grantmaking efforts through their previous role as an International Advisor. Neish’s experience, though global, is deeply rooted in the Caribbean which is where their activism thrived. As the Co-Founder of TransWave Jamaica, Neish helped to shift the landscape for trans activism within Jamaica while also providing technical support to LGBTQI+ organizations across the Caribbean region. Neish is also a sports, fitness and adventure enthusiast who might try to convince you that burpees are the best workout.