Jenny Burns

Programme Lead, Wales

Jenny joined the Mental Health Foundation in August 2017 as the Programme Lead for Wales, based in Cardiff.

Jenny has a background of working within mental health and social action with the NHS, third sector and private sector. She has a particular interest and experience in the perinatal time, children, young people and their families. She is a qualified occupational therapist and has experience in project management in the UK and the United States.

She is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of South Wales, looking at building the workforce and community capacity for supporting mental health.

Jenny enjoys staying fit, competitive swimming, working on an allotment and anything else outdoors.