The City Mental Health Alliance (CMHA), an alliance of City businesses aiming to create mentally healthy workplaces, today announces two new appointments to its Board. Brian Heyworth, currently CMHA’s Vice-Chair International and Global Head of Client Strategy at HSBC Global Asset Management, has been appointed as Chair. He will succeed current Chair Nigel Jones, whose term comes to an end in May 2019, a position he has held since November 2016.
Beth Robotham, Executive Director at Goldman Sachs International in EMEA and current Vice-Chair UK of CMHA, has also been announced as Deputy Chair, a newly created role. Beth has been part of the CMHA since 2012, with Goldman Sachs being one of CMHA’s founding members.
As Chair and Deputy Chair, Brian and Beth will act as ambassadors for the CMHA within the business community, as well as in discussions with the Government and mental health organisations. In their new roles, they will be responsible for the governance of CMHA and leading the Board to set the CMHA’s strategy as it looks to expand across the UK and internationally. In addition, Brian and Beth will work with CEO Poppy Jaman OBE to oversee the delivery of agreed commitments to CMHA’s members and to inspire health protection and creation in global businesses and cities around the world.
Poppy Jaman, CEO of the City Mental Health Alliance comments:
“I would like to thank Nigel f