About Us

Governance

Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster is governed by a Non-Executive Board.  Board members oversee the strategic direction of the charity holding the Senior Management Team to account and scrutinising their decisions.  Board members serve on a voluntary basis and receive no payments for their services. 

We are fortunate to have a strong Board of Trustees with diverse experience and skills. We are proud to include Service Users as well as people with experience in the fields of Mental Health, Social Care, Finance, Management and a range of other disciplines. 

To contact the Board of Trustees directly please email [email protected] 

     

Our Board of Trustees

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Sue Williamson

Chair

Sue our Chair lives in Balham and up until 2011, worked for Wandsworth Council developing projects that help young people back into Education and Employment. Prior to this she was a Head Teacher at a school in Merton. Sue joined the Board of Wandsworth Mind in October 2012 and later became Vice Chair of Wandsworth & Westminster Mind. She worked hard in this role to ensure a high quality of service was delivered to all Service Users. Sue recently became Chair for the new Board of Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind Trustees in June of 2018, providing essential leadership and strategic direction.

Jonathan Lawlor

Treasurer

Jonathan has worked for over 20 years as an Investment Analyst and as Head of Research in the City. He is currently working with the Royal College of General Practitioners as a Senior GP Forward View Strategist. Jonathan has used his analytical skills to contribute towards the development of London Mind's National Strategy and as Treasurer of Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind continues to provide valuable assistance with the development of vital strategic plans.

Rosie Farrer

Vice-Chair

As Head of Programmes at Spice, Rosie leads development and delivery in England. She works with Public, Community & Voluntary Sector partners to build strong and sustainable communities, supporting individuals and organisations to design and develop more co-productive services, and support health & wellbeing outcomes. Before joining Spice Rosie worked at Nesta developing innovative approaches to societies most pressing needs. She is a Psychology graduate, and also holds an MSc in International Development.

Dr Gail Wingham

Trustee

Dr Gail Wingham is a specialist clinical psychologist currently working in inpatient forensic services in London. She has extensive experience of working clinically with adults, adolescents and children in the community and in residential hospitals. She has a particular interest in preventative therapeutic interventions, particularly for young people.

James Newman

Trustee

James has huge experience in the commercial sector having worked in both commercial agencies and for clients. He is currently a member of the executive of a global technology and software company. He specialises in Corporate Affairs, Business Strategy, Communications and Marketing.

Dr Momotaj Islam

Trustee

Momotaj is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist (Associate Fellow of the BPS) who has been working in the NHS for 22 years and as an external lecturer and supervisor on post-graduate courses at the University of Surrey for over 10 years. Her interests are in community development, especially around women’s issues, Asian communities, and mental health causes. She has been involved with the Wandsworth Community Empowerment Network for a number of years, focusing on co-production work between the mental health trust and local communities.

Darren Woolley

Trustee

Darren's own mental health journey lead him to Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster, where he is a very much valued Volunteer heavily involved in our work, representing the organisation at events, and sharing his support with others.

Tom Fitzgerald

Trustee

Tom is a clinician working within the Borough of Brent and was previously a member of the Board of Trustees of Mind in Brent.

Gavin McCabe

Trustee

Gavin has a BA degree in Biochemistry at Oxford university and an MRes in Molecular Biophysics at King's College. Despite his extensive background in the medical field, he has also worked outside science in different areas: mainly accounts but also horticulture. Gavin has been a Mind Service User, trainer, mentor and volunteer and brings his valuable insight from this perspective to the Board.

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