The Board of WPF Therapy consists of between 4 and 10 trustees, to whom the chief executive of the charity reports. Current Board members are as follows:
Clive Bowman (Treasurer)
Clive has had a long and varied career working as a senior accountant or finance director both in South Africa and UK in both commerce and industry; owning his own printing businesses; acting as consultant to various businesses and more recently, treasurer to Home Start Barnet and Age UK Islington. As treasurer, Clive has helped both charities with strategic thinking and planning.
Evita Chiang Zanuso
Evita is a Director at Big Society Capital, an institution set up to help charities and social enterprises access repayable finance. Prior to social investment, Evita spent more than 10 years working with wealth managers, asset managers and private banks, and ran her own marketing consultancy serving advisers to HNWIs. Earlier on Evita worked for a UK political party. Evita has an MBA from Imperial College Business School and a Politics and Economics degree from Goldsmiths College, University of London.
Dympna Cunnane (Vice-Chair)
Dympna is a highly experienced organisational psychologist having held senior positions in business schools and consulted to Fortune 500 companies. In addition, Dympna runs a highly successful consulting business, established in 1988, which provides insightful advice to executives and boards. Dympna’s in-depth training in psychology and broad business experience brings valuable insights into the human side of organisations, including culture, change management and leadership.
Steve has significant senior leadership experience of NHS Mental Health Services – most recently as Director of two Clinical Academic Groups at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. He has trained in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and has a Professional Doctorate in Organisational change from Ashridge.
Trained as a Drama teacher and Youth Worker, Phil was the manager of the Youth Service’s Counselling and Mediation Team for Nottinghamshire County Council from 2004 to 2011. His particular interests in WPF Therapy are the operation of the scheme and the support and encouragement of volunteers.
Jennifer is a senior board-level executive with over 20 years’ experience in the private and public sector, in both interim and permanent roles. With a focus on organisations looking for growth and transformation, Jennifer has proven expertise in commercial strategy, marketing planning and product strategy. She currently provides consultancy services to start-ups, SMEs and enterprises, helping organisations to define and implement go-to-market strategies, build high performing teams and instil best practice. Jennifer is CIM-qualified and has an MBA from Warwick Business School.
Dr Rosalind Ramsay is a consultant psychiatrist and associate clinical director at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Rosalind is committed to developing the community services she leads to best meet the needs of the individual service users. Rosalind is a trained coach and supports the development of future consultants in the Trust. Rosalind contributes to work by the Royal College of Psychiatrists to provide information about mental illness for the public.
Bernice is Membership and Resourcing Manager for Eastside Primetimers, a not for profit management consultancy. She specialises in the human side of organisations particularly: recruitment, assessment and selection, talent management and governance. Having gained a Master’s Degree in Occupational Psychology, Bernice has helped all kinds of businesses to identify gaps and weaknesses in their executive staff and boards, and used her extensive experience of resourcing and recruitment to source and secure the right candidate for them.
Carol Rue (Chair)
Carol is an experienced Senior Executive and Board member. She was on the Board at Regents University for 6 years, where she chaired the Finance Committee and then became Vice Chair. Her career spans senior leadership roles in public and private sectors, in the UK and internationally, with a particular emphasis on marketing and business development. She has an Executive MBA from London Business School and is a qualified and experienced developmental coach, with Post Graduate Diplomas from Birkbeck and Oxford Brookes.