Clare Stafford

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Chief Executive

Clare has had senior roles in NHS mental health services including psychological therapies, psychological medicine, and specialist drug and alcohol teams.  She was a Senior Policy Advisor in the Department of Health from 2008-10, advising ministers and publishing evidence-based national policy guidance as part of the national personality disorder programme. Clare is Vice-Chair of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition, a membership body of leading organisations from across England who combine their voice to improve the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people, making sure the voice of children, young people their parents and carers are central to this.  Clare has held various non-executive roles, most recently as Chair of governors of Cranbury College, an alternative provision school in Reading.

Best thing about working for Charlie Waller:

Working with skilled, experienced and generally brilliant people (volunteers, Trustees, office team, trainers and the Waller family) who are passionate about mental health and want to make a positive difference.
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