Executive Management Team
Our Senior Management Team has executive responsibility to manage Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind. They are supported by the Executive Assistant; The Team includes:
As newly appointed Interim CEO of Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind, Simon Thompson is an energetic, results orientated CEO/COO with over 25 years’ experience coupled with a broad knowledge base of successful commissioning and innovative health, housing and social care services. His roots are in clinical practice as a Mental Health Nurse in the NHS and he is passionate about the service user/ customer voice, enabling true co-production. He has a proven ability to build sustainable relationships through change and delivers on his promises.
Director of Finance, Administration & Governance / Deputy CEO
Branislav Lazarov joined Wandsworth & Westminster Mind in June 2015. Previously Branislav worked in the not-for-profit sector where he developed a keen interest in charitable activities. His ACCA qualifications have enabled him to perform various roles in the finance sector of both private and not-for-profit organisations. He leads the finance and administration team and contributes towards BWW Mind’s strategic development, advising on financial matters relating to all areas of the organisation.
Harriet joined BWW Mind in November 2018, she is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has been a HR professional for over 10 years. Harriet is a highly-motivated HR Professional with experience in Operational HR, Recruitment and Employee Relations, gained in fast moving commercially focused environments. Harriet possess outstanding interpersonal skills and is contributing her expertise in charities, non-for profit and creative industries successfully in her new role. Harriet's passion is contributing to causes which empower people to reach their full potential.
Head of Operations & Business Development
Anna Ware has over 20 years’ experience of working in social housing, developing and managing services for mental health, children and young people, learning disabilities, single homeless and rough sleepers. She also has experience of managing residential care and nursing homes for people with enduring mental health needs and dementia. She believes strongly in a recovery focused approach to support and mental wellbeing, as well as the importance of service user involvement, peer support and co-production of managing and running services together
Zoe joined the Team in January 2019 and brings with her over 16 years experience as a PA and Executive Team Assistant gained whilst employed in various roles within both the Corporate and Charity Sector.