Chair – Amy Whitelock Gibbs

Amy brings a significant wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, with a career spanning national charities, local government, and parliament. She has both lived and professional experience of mental health services, previously leading policy and campaigns at Mind for five years and holding political oversight for mental health prevention and support services in Tower Hamlets. Amy is currently Chief Executive of Tutors United, which provides free English and Maths tuition to children who need it the most, and was previously CEO at Birthrights, the human rights in childbirth charity. Amy has previously held roles at Unicef UK and The Children’s Society, campaigning with young people to secure policy and practice change. Amy has also been a local councillor in Tower Hamlets, where she led in Cabinet on adults’ services, education and children’s social care, and is currently independent Chair of Tower Hamlets Together, the health and care partnership.

The Steering Group

The Steering Group acts as an executive group within the Coalition and is responsible for decision making. We currently have senior representatives of the 12 member organisations who are responsible for taking the direction of the coalition forward.

The CYPMHC team

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The Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health is a charity with over 30 years’ experience in providing life changing research, economic analysis and policy influence in mental health. Over the last decade, our work has expanded to include physical health, wellbeing, inequality and multiple disadvantage across the life course.