Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind 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
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 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 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.
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
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.
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.
John joined BWW Mind on 29th May 2019 as a Trustee. John has worked in and around Information Technology for most of his career. The latter years working for a global outsourcing and consulting organisation. The various roles include: General Management, Consulting & Project Management. However, for the past four years (following semi-retirement) John has worked for BWW Mind, both as an Employee and as a Consultant. The various skills learnt from his time in the private sector has, and will continue to offer valuable knowledge and provide the disciplines required to position and structure the charity for the challenges of the future.
Darren joined BWW Mind on 29th May 2019 as a Trustee. Darren's own mental health journey lead him to Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind, where he is a very much valued Volunteer heavily involved in the work of BWW Mind, representing the organisation at events, and sharing his support with others. Darren is looking forward to the new and exciting challenge that becoming a member of the Board will bring.
Tom is a clinician working within the Borough of Brent. He became a trustee in 2012.
Gavin comes from a medical background is in Biochemistry and Biophysics and he is in fact 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.