Many have personal or family experience of mental ill health as well as a lifetime of experience in mental health policy and services.
Our Chief Executive, Dr Andrew McCulloch, has more than thirty years’ senior experience in mental health policy and research.
Isabella works extensively on Scottish mental health policy, established the Scottish mental health service user organization, VOX, and developed the Mental Health and Arts Film Festival.
Toby specialises in mental health in later life, dementia and mental capacity, bringing twenty years of experience in the sector to his role.
Eva’s extensive research experience establishes her as a leading researcher in the field of mental health.
Simon is an expert in mental health policy with 30 years’ experience for organisations such as the King’s Fund and the Department of Health.
David offers over 20 years’ experience in service user involvement and he is a member of the All Wales Mental Health Promotion Board and an advisor to WHO Europe on empowerment.
Barbara has influenced the improvement of learning disability services across the UK and internationally. She serves on national advisory committees, founded the Learning Disability Coalition and holds a MSc in Health and Social Policy.
Sarah's role at the Mental Health Foundation is to support the development of new research projects and the management and dissemination of existing ones.
Anne is the research officer for a 2-year project looking at direct payments for people with learning difficulties and dementia who lack the capacity to consent to receiving the direct payment.
Lauren has extensive experience conducting research projects and evaluations across the fields of mental health and learning disabilities in both the UK and in Canada. She holds a MSc in Mental Health Studies and a BSc in Psychology.
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