Mental health programme team

We're helping to create a world where no one is held back by mental health problems. 

We do this by bringing together expertise across science, innovation and society.

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Team contacts 

Professor Miranda Wolpert MBE
Director of Mental Health

Annette Clarke
PA and Team Coordinator

Dr Cat Sebastian
Evidence Lead

Dr Inês Pote
Research Advisor

Beck Smith
Policy and Advocacy Lead

Rhea Newman
Policy and Advocacy Advisor

Natalie Idehen
Senior Communications Manager

Dr Kate Martin
Lived Experience and Public Engagement Lead

Shuranjeet Takhar 
Lived Experience Consultant

Josiah Tualamali’I
Lived Experience Consultant

Grace Gatera
Lived Experience Consultant

Sophia Austin
Programme Manager

Charlie Gorham
Programme Officer

Laura McGrath 
Project Support Officer

Katie Taylor
Databank Lead and Wellcome Head of Experience Design

Miranda Marcus
Databank Consultant

Cristina Doherty
Graduate Trainee

Monica Dahiya
Graduate Trainee

Maisie Jenkins 
Graduate Trainee

Joe Kiely
Graduate Trainee 

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