Meet the team
Meet the team

About the College

We recognise that people are expert in their own wellbeing and recovery. Our FREE wellbeing courses help people over the age of 18 in Hertfordshire to better manage their wellbeing. People with mental and/or physical health challenges help to create and deliver our courses. Our courses are produced with a focus on mental health recovery and help to increase knowledge, skills and promote self-management. Our courses are taught in a friendly and relaxed environment and allow people to connect. You can find out more about recovery, recovery colleges and co-production .on our about reocvery page.

About recovery

Our team



Lead Tutor

Anna is Lead Tutor within the college and is responsible for managing the tutors and ensuring quality teaching and learning experiences for all of our students. She also facilitates the student development workshops and is involved in both co-productions of new courses as well as reviewing our current courses. Anna continues to teach in the college and you may meet her on some of our courses and seminars.



Team administrator

Chris is the College team administrator and is the friendly voice you will most often hear when you call the college. Chris is responsible for enrolling students and works hard to help the team with administrative tasks. We often hear Chris offering advice to students about what courses would best aid their recovery journey too.



Student development co-ordinator

Geoff oversees our student development programme and helps students to engage with involvement opportunities at the college.



Development manager

Irma is committed to developing person centred recovery orientated services. Irma is responsible for supporting the involvement of people who use services, their carers and partners in the design, delivery and review of services to achieve best quality outcomes and service provision



Student development co-ordinator

Joanna oversees our student development programme and helps 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.



Marketing and Communications Officer

Louisa is the college’s social media guru with responsibility for marketing, from producing content for the website to designing the timetable. Louisa has worked across a number of sectors and roles, including HR, finance and events and has a degree in Marketing.


Experts by experience, tutors and student council

Tutors have specialist subject knowledge, and experts by experience have personal recovery expertise. Some of our experts by experience also make up the student council. These together support our courses and seminars to ensure students have a quality learning experience. If you are a student and would like to explore becoming an expert by experience, please call 01442 864966 or contact us.

You can find more information on our student development programme page.