Mohammed (Mo) Abbas is a consultant psychiatrist in Leicester. He was born in Baghdad in 1971. He graduated from Baghdad medical school in 1994. In 2015, he won a UK award given by the Royal College of Psychiatrists: The Psychiatrist Volunteer of the year for the volunteering work that he has been involved in. This work included a number of projects aimed at improving mental health services in Iraq as well as improving the standards of undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.