Leo Downer is the Director of Operations for Equinox Care, one of the founder members of the Social Interest Group. Leo brings to Equinox Care and the Social Interest Group over 25 years of working in health, substance misuse, and regional and national crime and drug reduction.
Gill is Group Chief Executive and an Executive Trustee of the Social Interest Group. Gill established the Social Interest Group in September 2014, creating a flat governance structure which allows her to oversee Penrose Options, Penrose Works Ltd and Equinox Care (the three founder members of the Social Interest Group).
Antony Miller is the Director of Operations for Penrose Options, one of the founder members of the Social Interest Group.
He currently leads the delivery of Penrose’s social care and recovery services, for people who have multiple needs ranging from forensic mental health, personality disorders, offenders
Christine (Chris) Jones joined the Metropolitan Police Service in November 1986, following a four-year management-training course with Harrods. Between January 1998 and 2001 she worked as a uniformed Inspector at Tower Hamlets Borough, both as a Community Inspector and in charge of 24-hour response duties.
Norman Lamb was appointed Minister of State at the Department of Health in September 2012. He has been the Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk since 2001.
Neil Stewart is a former Director of Communications for the Royal College of Nursing, a post he held between 1984 and 1989. From 1989-1992 he was Political Secretary to the then Labour leader, Rt Hon Neil Kinnock MP.
Luciana Berger is the Labour and Co-operative Member of Parliament for Liverpool Wavertree. Until recently Luciana served as the first ever Shadow Cabinet Minister for Mental Health, having previously been the Shadow Minister for Public Health for two years.
Kuda Dimbi is the Lead Clinical Advisor at the London Ambulance Service helping to shape the strategic direction of crisis mental health care and leading improvements in pre-hospital crisis mental health care.
Jacqui Dyer was educated at London universities, where she completed post graduate research in decision-making within children’s’ social care services. Currently an independent health and social care consultant with a background in adult mental health commissioning as well as community and family social work.
Maria joined the Trust in 2007, initially as Executive Director of Corporate Development, and was appointed Chief Executive in July 2008, having already served nine months as Acting Chief Executive.