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Vivienne Evans OBE, Chief Executive

Omar Amin, Director of Finance and Administration

Becky Allon-Smith, Director of Programmes

Kersti Dolphin, Director of Services 

Policy and Communications

Robert Stebbings, Policy and Communications Lead

Megan Williams, Projects and Communications Officer 

Community Development

Kate Sale, Family Service Development Coordinator (Essex & Suffolk)

Emily Miller, Family Support Coordinator (Haringey)

Mary Carter, Family Support Lead (East Sussex)

Katie Jackson, Family Support Coordinator (East Sussex)

Lived Experience Advisory Group (LEAG)

Our LEAG is made up of family members with experience of being affected by a loved one’s drug, alcohol or gambling problem.


Siwan Hayward (Chair) is is Director of Compliance, Policing and On-Street Services at Transport for London.

James Armstrong (Vice Chair) is Director of Marketing and Innovation at Phoenix Futures.

Richard Lambourn (Treasurer) is a retired Chartered Accountant.

Annette Dale-Perera is an independent consultant with experience of drug policy, treatment and practice in the charity sector and the NHS.

David MacKintosh is Head of Community Safety at the City of London Corporation, and the Director of the London Drug and Alcohol Policy Forum.

James Nicholls is Chief Executive of Transform Drug Policy Foundation.

Jemma Smith is a Contact Director for Openreach BT, managing supply chain contracts with third party contractors.

Katie Parrett is the Chair of our Lived Experience Advisory Group (LEAG) and feeds the information from the group into the Board meetings. She runs her own company as a business consultant and coach.

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