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 Joshi

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 Senior Research Lead, 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 – Research & Evaluation 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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Julie Bailie

Julie is the Centre’s IPS Projects Manager, and has worked in mental health for nearly 20 years

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Kadra Abdinasir

Kadra is Head of Children and Young People’s Mental Health, and is also Strategic Lead for the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition.

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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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