Dr Jenny Burns, Associate Director (Wales)

Jenny joined the Mental Health Foundation in August 2017.

Jenny has a background of working within mental health and social action as a practitioner in the NHS and project management in the third sector and private sector. She has a particular interest and experience in family wellbeing especially during the perinatal time. She is a qualified Occupational Therapist and has experience in project management in the UK and the United States.

Her PhD was awarded from the University of South Wales and looked at building workforce and community capacity for supporting mental health through group work and peer support.

Jenny enjoys being with her husband and their three adult sons and their families. She likes to read, write, stay fit with swimming and outdoor activities. She also enjoys photography.

Dr Jenny Burns

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