Anastasia Vinnikova is currently Co-Chair of the Mental Health Network at the Bank of England, where she works to decrease the stigma around mental health, and to ensure that colleagues can bring their whole selves to work. The role has been a combination of working with HR to strengthen policy, and launching new initiatives to ensure support of mental wellbeing.

Anastasia has previously written about her experiences of mental health and wellbeing both in the workplace and in a personal capacity, for the Royal Society for Public Health, the Samaritans and Spotstar.

At the Bank of England she also works in Early Careers Recruitment, where she takes a particular interest in social mobility and diversity initiatives - Anastasia has been involved in supporting the Bank’s African-Caribbean Scholarship and the Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship schemes, amongst other inclusion programmes.

Anastasia has a Masters in Management and Human Resources from the London School of Economics.