NSUN network for mental health is an independent, service-user-led charity that connects people with experience of mental health issues to give us a stronger voice in shaping policy and services.

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Our trustees

Please visit this page to get to know our Trustees and undertand what their responsibilities are.


Our core staff team

Pamela Fernandez - Finance Assistant

Soka Kapundu - Finance Manager

Zoe Kirby - Team Leader

Emma Ormerod- Research Co-ordinato

Stephanie Taylor-King - Communications Co-ordinator

Sarah Yiannoullou - Managing Director


Our hosted projects

North East Together (NEt)

Mish Loraine - Network Co-ordinator

Real Insight

Nash Nomori - Director

Sara Lopez - Project Manager

Kindred Minds Manifesto

Raz Griffiths - Project Leaders


Our volunteers

Anjie Chhapia
Suzi Billingham
Cluny MacPherson
Hannah MacDonald
Jo Josh, Joe Kelly
Laura Able
Nigel Moyes

Our consultants / freelancers

Other organisations and individuals are commissioned on a freelance basis depending on what is required for different projects. The individuals listed below regularly work with NSUN, the references we provide here are to their strongest and most defining, but not sole, contributions.

Alison Faulkner:
On Our Own Terms review, which led to establishing NSUN
National Involvement Partnership - 4PI involvement standards

Naomi Good:
Service user involvement and participatory research

Dorothy Gould:
Care Programme Approach & Recovery Study
Service User Involvement Peer Support and Development Group

Raza Griffiths:
Kindred Minds and BME Leadership

Jo Josh
Communications and Public Relations

Jayasree Kalathil:
Dancing To Our Own Tunes review (part of our work with BME groups)
Survivor Researcher Network consultation (NSUN hosts the Survivor Research Network)

Debbie Roberts
Graphic recording and facilitation

Kirk Teasdale
Graphic design