Head of Partnerships
Ralph manages several areas of fundraising and the staff teams responsible for each. These areas include restricted grants from trusts, the Lottery for project work, legacies, events and community, and corporate fundraising, all of which bring in a large proportion of the...
Head of Business Development and Engagement
Chris leads on workplace mental health for the Foundation across the UK, combining programme and policy activities on workplace mental health with the management of our corporate partnerships and workplace training and consultancy services.
Chris’s background is in mental...
Director of Finance and Resources
Chris leads on finance, HR, IT and premises and is also Company Secretary.
Chris’ previous role was as Chief Operating Officer at Dementia UK for two and a half years. Chris enjoys the outdoors and loves to work on his garden as often as he can.
Interim Head, Children and Young People's Programme
David is interim lead for our programme of work on the mental health of children and young people including maternity. He is also a project worker for the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition.
His professional background includes teaching, social work, and...
Head of Scotland, Assistant Director UK
Lee Knifton leads the policy, research, programmes and external relations teams. He is responsible for developing the strategic role of the Foundation in Scotland whilst overseeing the operational delivery of our programmes.
Lee spent four years as the Associate Head of The...
Josefien leads on the development and management of research & evaluation at the Mental Health Foundation. She also oversees the Janice Sinson Research Award and has set up the podcasts with the British Journal of Psychiatry.
Josefien has worked in development roles at the...
Stuart oversees all the Foundation’s digital outputs, primarily on our website and social media. He is involved in the planning, production and delivery of digital content and project manages longer term developments to the website.
Before joining the Foundation, Stuart...
1. Talk about your feelings
Talking about your feelings can help you stay in good mental health and deal with times when you feel troubled.
3. Eat well
There are strong links between what we eat and how we feel, for example, caffeine and sugar can have an immediate effect.
5. Keep in touch
Strong family ties and supportive friends can help you deal with the stresses of life.