Our team, trustees and patrons

Our team

Suffolk Mind is led by our Senior Leadership Team. Our CEO heads up the team, which comprises a variety of people who have many years’ experience – either clinically or within business.

We are also lucky to have so many dedicated, experienced people work for Suffolk Mind across all departments and services.

Here are a few faces you may meet.

Jon Neal
CEO
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Ezra Hewing
Head of Education
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Wendy Sheppard
Corporate Relationships Manager
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Ellie Winch 2023
Ellie Winch
Marketing & Engagement Manager
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Reception team
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Fundraising team
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Children, Families & Young People team
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Research team
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Our trustees

Suffolk Mind has a formal constitution and is governed by an unpaid Board of Trustees, with day-to-day management delegated to a CEO. The trustees are responsible for the governance of the organisation, the delivery of safe and high quality services, and keeping financial accounts and safeguarding the assets of the charity.

Find out more about our team and trustees below.

Ian White
Chair of Trustees
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Tim Mutum
Vice Chair of Trustees
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Leanne Thorndyke
Trustee
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Andrew West
Trustee
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Katerina Budinova
Trustee
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Karen Davies
Trustee
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Greer Hill
Trustee
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Chloe Ludkin
Trustee
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Our Patrons

Suffolk Mind’s patrons believe in our mission to make Suffolk the best place in the world to talk about and take care of mental health. We are hugely grateful for their generous support.

Our Patrons provide experience and expertise, and have a background or interest in:

  • The role of mental health education and support in schools
  • Business and the importance of corporate wellbeing
  • The effect of life transitions on wellbeing, such as childbirth, parenting and the menopause
  • Science, research and mental health

Find out more about our patrons below.

The Lord Stevenson of Coddenham CBE
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Olly Magnus
Patron
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Peter Basford, Co-founder of Innovation Labs
Patron
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Volunteer with us

Volunteers help us to promote mental wellbeing across the country, and support us in the delivery of our services.

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