Meet The Team

Beth – Communications and Marketing Officer

Beth is the college’s social media guru with responsibility for marketing, from the college blog to designing the timetable.  A psychology graduate with an MA in creative writing, Beth also gets involved in course production and delivery – students may also see her in her other guise as a college tutor.


Chris – Admissions Co-ordinator

Chris is the friendly voice who usually greets people calling the college number and is responsible for enrolling students.  Chris also offers advice to students about what courses would best aid their recovery journey.


Irma – Development Manager

Irma’s role is to guide the strategic direction of the college and she’s committed to making sure students have an excellent quality learning experience, both from courses and from the peer involvement pathway.  With many years’ experience in the mental health sector, Irma is passionate about giving people the tools to be in control of their wellbeing and enabling them to go on the journey of self-discovery.


Joanna – Peer Co-ordinator

Joanna oversees our regular peer development sessions, helping students to engage with involvement opportunities at the college.  Joanna has worked within mental health for a number of years and provides a supportive ear for students who want to build their confidence and fulfil their goals.


Mark – Team Leader

Mark looks after the day to day running of the college, planning our course timetable and liaising with tutors and venues, as well as being involved in the co-production of new courses.  Mark has worked within health and social care for 20 years, including as a commissioner for services in Hertfordshire, and has an in-depth knowledge of how to run a service that meets people’s needs effectively.


The college’s core staff members are supported by a team of dedicated course tutors who all have specialist wellbeing expertise, either in a professional capacity or through their own life experiences.


The college tutor team