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The Executive Team

 
 

Our Executive Team is passionate about what we do and, between us, have decades of experience of working with workplaces to support, protect and create positive mental health. We work hand-in-hand with businesses to build a mentally healthy workplace – from identifying areas for development, to measuring progress; from supporting on skills development and training, to being a sounding board for your leadership team. Please get in touch.

 
 
Poppy Jaman

Poppy Jaman

CEO

Poppy Jaman helped to found the CMHA in 2013 and has been CEO since 2015. 

 
Alison Unsted

Alison Unsted

Director, Strategy & Operations

Alison works closely with the CEO and Board to set and deliver the CMHA strategy.

 
Vicki Haxton

Vicki Haxton

Events and Engagement Manager

Vicki leads on event strategy and delivery of membership and external CMHA events.

 
Farimah Darbyshire

Farimah Darbyshire

Early Careers Health Programme and Communications

Farimah leads on the CMHA's Early Careers Health Programme and oversees external communications for the CMHA. 

 
Hannah Winter

Hannah Winter

Business Development

Hannah leads on developing content and resources for members including the CMHA Thriving at Work resources and the CMHA ‘how to’ guides.

 
Kate Laird

Kate Laird

Team Administrator

Kate is responsible for supporting the CMHA executive team and also manages the administrative processes for the CMHA training and other additional services delivery.

 
Jo Ellerington

Jo Ellerington

Accountant

Jo manages our accounts function and is here to assist you with any financial requirements including completion of any customer procurement procedures.

 
Jaan Madan

Jaan Madan

Leading Associate trainer

Jaan is a workforce development expert with 20 years’ experience of building healthier communities, from youth to corporate.