The Board of Trustees is a group of volunteers who decide upon the Leeds Mind strategy, and oversee the governance of Leeds Mind. The board meets quarterly and also has four committees which oversee specific areas of operation:
- Finance Committee
- Business Development Committee
- People Development Committee
- Quality and Performance Committee
Edward's interests include Information Governance, Information Law, Business growth and the health and care sectors.
Andy has delivered a number of bespoke training sessions to line managers on managing their team’s performance and absence, with a particular focus on mental health issues
Having seen first hand the debilitating effects poor mental health can cause and personally benefitting from counselling a few years ago, she was keen to support the great work Leeds Mind provides people locally.
Outside of work Jen doesn’t sit still. She is a mum to three young girls and enjoys walking, weight training and is known to get stuck in to a challenge for Charity, just don’t ask her to run another Marathon.
Prior to this, Fiona was the Chief Executive of multi award winning mental health charity, Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service, an organisation she led for 15 years. Fiona worked in mental health from the early 1990s, always in the voluntary sector and predominantly in acute settings. This included working with homeless people with mental health problems in London, managing the Suicide and Self Harm Team at 42nd Street, a Manchester based charity supporting young people and serving as the Deputy Chief Executive of Leeds Mind. Fiona has also worked as a volunteer psychotherapist in several Leeds counselling services.
Fiona is also a marathon runner who loves cats and shoes.
Mario's background is within the social care and hospitality sectors, and he is currently employed at St Anne’s Community Services as the Director of Business Development, Marketing and Communications.