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Our trustees

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.

Steve Davidson

Steve Davidson

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.

Tim Gent

Tim comes from a varied background working across the public and private sector, with particular experience in leading digital teams. Tim has worked both at a large scale as head of software engineering for the Home Office, but also in more hands on leadership roles in smaller teams and start-ups. In all of these roles Tim helps to focus teams on meeting the needs of users, and selecting the right technology for the situation.

Jennifer Peart

Jennifer Peart

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.

Rosalind Ramsay

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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 Rook   

Bernice Rook

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)

New Chair of Trustees

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.

Kate Simmons

Kate has 20 years experience of helping world class organisations embrace the potential of digital and innovation. She has led transformation, digital and innovation work at Citizens Advice, Cancer Research UK, Allen & Overy, Lloyds Banking Group, Reed Elsevier and others. Her approach to transformation is people focused and holistic (ways of working, mindset, behaviours, capabilities and technology). Kate is also passionate about mental health. She is training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and volunteers at The Listening Place.