Peter-John (PJ) Greeves became the Chair of the RB Mind Board in August 2010 having been a user of the organisation's services and an avid spokesperson on stigma associated with mental health. PJ has a long history of working in the voluntary sector, where he is currently acting as a trustee for two separate organisations in the borough. PJ has served many roles in the private sector within global companies including Colgate, Lillywhites and Price Waterhouse.
Dean Brown is the Chair of the Fundraising and Marketing Committee at RB Mind. Professionally, Dean was a co-founder of the software company Performa, and is currently working as a Director for Ernst & Young.
Janet Kingston is a member of the Personnel Committee at RB Mind and was one of the founders of the Vineyard Project. Janet retired in 2007 as a Psychiatric Social Worker in Richmond, a role she undertook for more than 30 years. Janet is a Director of a property company.
Penny Lee is the ex-Chair of RB Mind and a former civil servant in the Department of Health and later, the Home Office, where she headed the former Voluntary Services Unit and then the branch concerned with race relations. Since retiring she has been involved in a variety of voluntary bodies and was a Richmond Councillor for four years, finishing as a cabinet member for social services. Penny has been involved with RB Mind since 2002, serving as Chair from 2003 to 2010. She continues to serve on a number of our subcommittees.
Cheryl Ould is RB Mind's honorary Secretary and a former Richmond Council Officer concerned with planning policy and later housing policy, where she worked, among other things, on homelessness and the housing needs of people with mental health problems.
Zoe Reed is an Executive Director of South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, where her role includes relations with the voluntary sector and lead responsibility for equality and diversity. She is also acting Chair of Time Banks UK, that national body founded to spread and support the concept of Time Banking.
Jennyfer Espie is our honorary Treasurer and a retired Management Accountant. Her experience has included roles as a Management Accountant at the Parkinson's Disease Society and Dowell Schlumberger Statistics. Since retiring she has served as treasurer for several voluntary organisations.
George Chamberlain works as a sales strategy and project delivery specialist for Towry's Wealth Advice group. Towry are a firm of fee-based, professional, independent wealth advisers, providing financial advice and an investment management service to private clients. George has an MA fom Cambridge University in 2000 and an Executive MBA from ESCP Europe.
Ann Wallis started her career as a Metropolitan Police Officer but as a result of injury had to give up working altogether. She later became a service user of RB Mind after suffering with depression but works as a volunteer within the community and has extensive knowledge of local services. She started a group for women with mental health issues and acts as a representative for residents of a housing charity.
Rory Hegarty is a communications consultant who is currently working for NHS South West London. He has extensive senior NHS experience, including being a former Director of Communications at West London Mental Health NHS Trust. He previously working in the voluntary sector and as a journalist.