Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind is governed by a non-executive board. Board members oversee the direction and strategy of the charity holding the senior management team to account and scrutinising their decisions. Board members serve on a voluntary basis. None of them are paid.
We are fortunate to have a strong board of governors with diverse experience and skills. We are proud to include service users on our board, as well as people with experience in mental health, social care, finance, management and a range of other disciplines.
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Our Trustee Board:
Sue lives in Balham and, up until 2011, worked for Wandsworth Council developing projects that help young people back into education and into work. Before that she was a head teacher in Merton. Sue joined the previous board in October 2012 and since becoming a Vice Chair, has worked to ensure the quality of service and work environments and the delivery of high performing services.
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 Practictioners as a senior GP Forward View strategist. As treasurer of the consolidated charity, he has used his analytical skills to contribute to the development of London Mind strategy and to further develop strategic planning for merged BWW Mind charities.
As a chartered accountant, Julian has operated at a senior level within commercial organisations and brings his financial skills to Brent Wandsworth and Westminster Mind. His aim is to ensure that the impact of financial issues on the charity are the subject of rigorous scrutiny. Julian has been a trustee of the previous Mind charities since 2003.
Maureen is a service user and volunteer of Mind services in Wandsworth. Before that she was service-user volunteer at Family Action. As a trustee of Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind she aims to bring the voice of the service-user to strategic debates and decisions.
Gavin’s professional background is in biochemistry and biophysics and he is an Oxford graduate. Gavin has been a Mind service user, trainer, mentor and volunteer and brings his valuable insight from this perspective to the Board.
Dr Gail Wingham
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.
Jessica works in HR Transformation Consulting, helping clients to attract, develop and retain employees at the best value and in line with business objectives. She has a particular interest in employee wellbeing and diversity. She is also involved with organising team corporate volunteering and fundraising for her current and previous employers. She is passionate about ensuring diversity of mental health service offerings so that everyone has access to support.
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 Momotaj Islam
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.
Tom is a clinician working within the Borough of Brent. He became a trustee in 2012.