Keynote Speakers

Dan Burningham

Mental Health Programme Director

NHS North East London Integrated Care Board

Chris Dzikiti

Director of Mental Health


Susan Grant

Principal Architect

NHSScotland Assure

Andy Johnston

Clinical Director

AndyJohnston Associates

Dr Keith Reid

Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Associate Medical Director Positive & Safe Care Restraint Reduction

Trustee ReCoCo; Visiting Fellow Northumbria University Health & Life Sciences

Mark Richards

Associate Chief Nursing Officer & Chair of SLWG on NHSS Mental Health Estates

Scottish Government - Mental Health and Social Care Directorate

Conference Speakers 2023

Dr Faisil Sethi

Speakers from Medical Architecture and Dorset HealthCare

Maria Luigia Assirelli

Senior Associate

Floyd Slaski Architects

Danielle Barnard

Studio Associate Director

Arcadis IBI Group

Jaime Bishop


Fleet Architects Ltd

Karl Burton

Associate Architect

Scott Tallon Walker Architects

Aisling Butler

Specialist Occupational Therapist

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Rolland Dix


Sifo Dlamini

Clinical Project Manager

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Bernard J Fox

Director of Patient Experience


Darcy Gasson

Occupational Therapist

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Stence Guldager

Architect, Business Area Manager


Andrea Harman

Concept Developer

Saint-Gobain Ecophon Ltd

Karen Howell



Omar Jomeen

Healthcare Sector Lead

Galliford Try

Richard Mazuch

Director of Design Research and Innovation

IBI Group

Rachelle McDade

Associate Director Healthcare

Currie & Brown

Katrine Notholm Buur

Architect MSc. Sustainability Specialist


Mark Nugent

Associate Director

Medical Architecture

Stephen Parker

Behavioral Health Planner


Naddy Parperi


Troup Bywaters + Anders

Professor Paula Reavey

Professor of Psychology and Mental Health

MSc Mental Health & Clinical Psychology London South Bank University

Ruari Reeves


Medical Architecture

Nick Richards

Project Officer and Lived Patient Experience Lead

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Mark Richardson

Partner - Head of Sustainability and Innovation

Troup Bywaters + Anders

Nick Smith

Missing Peace Wellness and Support

Lisbeth Uhrskov Sørensen


Aarhus University Hopsital Psychiatry

Matt Speight



Morten Deleuran Terkildsen

Assistant Professor

Aarhus University Hopsital Psychiatry

Taryn Volante

Occupational Therapy Head Acute & Urgent Care

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust