Richard is Chair of RB Mind. Richard has had an eclectic career as a director of companies in a variety of fields. He has also served as a Trustee of several charities, including ten years with RADA, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. He enjoys working as a volunteer with several local arts organisations. He has a personal interest in mental health issues, particularly in opening them up for discussion and greater understanding.
Russell is Vice Chair of RB Mind. He works as a Client Managing Director for Fujitsu, responsible for business in the Transport Sector. Fujitsu is a global IT provider with a strong ethos of corporate social responsibility. Russell has a specific personal interest in reducing stigma associated with mental health conditions in the workplace. Russell has a background in engineering and project management and a MEng from Loughborough University.
Philip is Treasurer of RB Mind. He is a Chartered Accountant and has been finance director of a number of companies, mostly in the high-tech sector. He has recently moved to the charity sector and spent two years as Treasurer of StreetInvest, a local Richmond charity, before joining RB Mind. He is passionate about improving mental health and is currently also studying for a BSc in psychology and counselling at the Open University.
Joe is a civil servant, having been recruited through the Fast Stream straight from university. He has worked for a number of deparments, including the Home Office, the Department of Work and Pensions and most recently the Ministry of Justice.
Tamsin is a lawyer specialising in charity law and has extensive experience advising charities and their boards on a range of areas, including governance, mergers, contracts, fundraising, intellectual property and other commercial matters. She has worked and volunteered with a wide range of charities, including several focusing on mental health. She worked for many years in the charity team at the law firm Russell-Cooke, and before that trained and worked as a corporate lawyer in the City.
Kim runs a consultancy business serving professional practices across the UK and acts as a Non-Executive Director for property businesses. She is qualified in management, marketing, psychology and counselling. She is also a journalist, author of six books and co-editor of a thriving local community Facebook page. She has lived in Twickenham for over 30 years and raised her two children there as a single mum. Kim is passionate about improving access to mental health support – particularly for young people.
Jerry is a highly experienced leadership development specialist, psychologist and clinician with expertise in change management, leadership and consulting solutions across world-class organisations and passionate about developing potential. His specialities include: delivering large scale leadership development/learning programmes and talent management solutions for commercial success.
Monika is a consultant working in the IT industry. She’s degree educated and received her MA in HR Management from London Metropolitan University. She’s been working in various HR roles in the corporate environment for over 18 years and gained experience supporting large HR and business transformation programmes. Monika is currently studying for her MSc in Applied Positive Psychology as she’s very interested in psychological wellbeing and mental hygiene.
Susan is a Chartered Accountant (ACCA), and Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability. After a long career working in the City in senior finance and subsequently sustainability roles, she has now switched paths to become Operations Manager at Tree Shepherd – a social enterprise, and volunteer at several local charities. Susan was previously Treasurer of the Orleans Park School Association, she has four children and lives in St Margarets.