Speaker Group: Conference 2023

Martha McSweeney

Martha is a qualified architect with 23 years’ experience. She is a Preconstruction Manager for Galliford Try working on projects from the early concept stages through to site. Her projects include an ongoing programme of works University Hospitals of Derby and Burton £84.4m across 11 projects and 3 sites and 5 year programme of works… Read more »

Sifo Dlamini

Sifo Dlamini is a qualified Mental Health Nurse (RMN), and previously worked as a Specialist Complex Needs Nurse.  He has experience of working in both quantity surveying and commercial property management.  He provides the clinical voice for the ‘Making Room for Dignity’ programme.

Lynn Lindley

Lynn is a highly regarded Interior Designer and Studio Associate Director with a wealth of experience designing Healthcare buildings, particularly Mental Health. Having worked on an extensive range of projects Lynn has hands-on experience designing very specialist interiors, specifically for mental health facilities encompassing older people and dementia, adult, children and adolescent units, low, medium… Read more »

Nick Smith

After a childhood full of neglect, abuse and violence, I developed my own demons. I tried ending my life at 19 and went into hospital. Most of my 20s were spent drunk and in and out of therapies. In 2011 at age 32, I lost hope of being a decent dad to my five year… Read more »

Karl Burton

Karl is an associate architect with Scott Tallon Walker Architects, Dublin. He has extensive experience as a senior design Architect in the Healthcare Division with a reputation for the successful delivery of fast-track large scale projects. Recent projects completed include the National Forensic Mental Health Hospital, comprising of nine buildings on a 12-hectare site in… Read more »

Rolland Dix

In 2000 Roland was appointed Consultant Nurse for Psychiatric Intensive Care and Secure Recovery and became and Approved Clinician in 2012.  He was awarded Fellowship of the RCN in 2014.  Roland was a major contributor to the National Minimum Standards for PICUE and both editions of the only international PICE textbook.  He has published extensively… Read more »

Dr Stephen Dye

Current Positions Consultant Psychiatrist, Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation Trust, Ipswich Department of Justice, Medical Member, First Tier Tribunal (Mental Health) Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia Assistant Editor Journal of Psychiatric Intensive Care Current Clinical Post Primary Care Consultant Psychiatry and Assessment, East Suffolk (since 2018) Previous Clinical Posts Psychiatric Intensive Care Consultant Suffolk… Read more »

Taryn Volante

Over the last 14 years I have worked predominantly in Acute mental Health Throughout my career. I am responsible for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants, they provide cover across 16 wards, including male psychiatric intensive care and both male and female acute mental health wards. I work collaboratively with ward managers and service leads… Read more »

Morten Deleuran Terkildsen

Morten Deleuran Terkildsen is a senior researcher at CerF (Centre for forensic psychiatric Research and Development) at the Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Aarhus University Hospital Psychiatry and DEFACTUM in Central Denmark Region. Morten has a PhD degree in anthropology from Aarhus University. He specialises in qualitative studies of forensic psychiatric practices, focusing on staff and… Read more »