Jenny has been Chief Executive of the Mental Health
Foundation since 2013. She has focused the Foundation’s work on the prevention
of and early intervention in mental health problems.
Jenny is a member of the Common Mental Health
Disorders Expert Reference Group; the Mental Health Policy Group; the Dementia
Truth Inquiry Panel, the Steering Group of the Children and Young People’s
Mental Health Coalition and the CCG Mental Health Leadership Programme.
Previously, Jenny chaired the Ministerial Advisory
Group on Homelessness and the Mayor’s Roundtable of Homelessness. Jenny was
instrumental in founding the Making Every Adult Matter Alliance, focusing on
the multiple needs of mental health, addiction, homelessness and offending.
She co-authored the Hard Edges Report, mapping severe and multiple
disadvantage across England. She was awarded a CBE in 2011 for her work.
To look after her mental health, Jenny enjoys walking and attending the
Mindful Living Show Presentation
Friday 2nd June
Session Title: Breaking Down Barriers to Access Mindfulness