Building Environments That Shape The Future

“The Design in Mental Health Conference and Exhibition offers an opportunity for all those interested in the mental health environment, whether designing, using or visiting to come together to share knowledge, experience and best practice.  It is the largest gathering focusing on the mental health environment of its kind in the UK. The conference brings together experts by experience, clinicians, designers and other professionals from home and abroad, explores ideas, debates challenges and gives something for everyone. The exhibition offers the opportunity to see and examine new and innovative products as well as the tried and tested.

Jenny Gill – Chairman of Design in Mental Health Network


Ronnie Adeduro

Clinical Services Lead

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Andrew Arnold


Gilling Dod Architects

Paul Binfield

Associate Director of People Participation

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Adenike Bolade

Ward Manager

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Kash Butt

Associate and Consultant

Andy Johnston Associates

Jonathan Campbell

Associate Director of Capital Development

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Diane Chandler

Lead Occupational Therapist

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Hannah Clark

Specialist Registrar, Psychiatry

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Kevin Clearly

Deputy Chief Inspector - Hospitals MH and Community Services


Barbara Cleaver

Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Charing Cross Hospital

Elaine Darbyshire

Executive Director

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

Chris Dzikiti

Deputy Director of Programmes

NHS England & Improvement

Marisa Easterling

Clinical Charge Nurse

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Pat Farrell

Corporate & Capital Development

Hugh Baird College

Joe Forster


Design in Mental Health Network

Jenny Gill


Design in Mental Health Network

Andrea Harman

Concept Developer

Saint-Gobain Ecophon

Gregor Henderson

National lead, Mental Health and Wellbeing

Public Health England

Leah Houghton

Deputy Manager

L&M Healthcare

Natalie Howarth



Sarah Hughes

Chief Executive

Centre for Mental Health

Laury Jeanneret

Sussex Partnership NHS Trust

Andy Johnston

Clinical Director

Andy Johnston Associates

Martin Jones


Art in Site

Yechiel Levkovitz

Deputy Director

Beer Yaakov/Ness Ziona Mental Health Centre

Melanie Mason


Klein Ltd

Richard Mazuch

Director of Design Research and Innovation

IBI Group

Declan McGill

Project & Programme Manager

Mental Fight Club

Tracey Merton


IBI Group

Faith Ndebele

Consultant Psychiatrist

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust

Deborah Payne

Home Manager

L&M Healthcare

Francis Pitts



Ruairi Reeves


Medical Architecture

Timothy Rommel


Cannon Design Inc

Professor Helen Rostill

Chief Innovation Officer and Director of Therapies

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Faisil Sethi

Consultant Psychiatrist

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Dalia Shilony

Interior Designer

Stephanie Vito

Associate Vice President

Mental Health Architect

Paul Warwick

Clinical Lead

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Charlotte Wood

Director, Mental Health


Audrey Yong

Lecturer in Occupational Therapist

University School of Occupational Therapy