Current position

Senior Lecturer
Sheffield Hallam University

Research interests

Recovery insights, and translating collaborative mental health research, to influence changes in mental health practice.

Other voluntary sector involvement

A founder member of Teesdale Youth Council, I studied law at university, worked for Homes For Homeless People as a volunteer, and then trained to be a mental health nurse, becoming a manager in the NHS, and then an academic. I currently teach in the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, at Sheffield Hallam University.