Sarah Hughes

Sarah is Chief Executive at the Centre and is passionate about the mental health of the nation. She has extensive experience in mental health and criminal justice.

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Agnieszka Dajczer

Agnieszka is our Financial Controller who also manages the office for us.

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Alethea Cope

Thea is our Digital & Communications Lead. She oversees the Centre's published work, website and social media to communicate our life-changing work.

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Androulla Harris

Androulla is our Researcher, focusing on topics across employment, criminal justice and young people's mental health.

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Andy Bell

Andy Bell is the Centre's Deputy Chief Executive and leads our communications and public affairs. He also has extensive knowledge of policy and campaigning.

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Emma Bailey

Emma is our Campaigns Lead who oversees the Mental Health Challenge and Equally Well UK. She has created many of our eye-catching infographics and works with Andy Bell on press.

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Graham Durcan

Graham is Associate Director – Adult Research at the Centre. A psychiatric nurse by training, he has worked extensively in the criminal justice system, acute inpatient care and veterans' mental health.

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Harry Palmer

Harry is one of our researchers and coordinates the Veterans’ Mental Health Research Programme

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Jan Hutchinson

Jan Hutchinson is our Director of Programmes and Performance. A qualified social worker, she has run mental health services and leads on our employment work.

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Lorraine Khan

Lorraine is Associate Director for children and young people and leads our work in this area. With many years' experience in the probation service, Lorraine has pioneered point of arrest diversion which is now national policy.

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Louis Allwood

Louis is our Business Development Lead. He helps the Centre to build relationships with funders to continue our vital work.

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Nick O’Shea

Nick is our Chief Economist leading on the Centre’s work to provide economic analysis for mental health at the highest quality

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