Who's who at CWMT

The Trust’s small team of staff is based in Thatcham, Berkshire, with strategic direction being given by our Board of Trustees which meets four times per year. A smaller, Executive Board also meets twice a year and our Board Advisors provide expert advice and support to the board in a range of fields.

Staff and directors


Chief Executive: Clare Stafford

Director: Colleges and Universities: Dr Andrew Reeves

Director: Primary Care: Dr Maryanne Freer

Head of Fundraising: Rachel Waller

Communications Director: Tracey Gurr

Finance & Operations Manager: Carrie Green

Training and Resources Co-ordinator: Annabelle Martin

Digital Communications Officer: Izzi Dent

Admin and Design Officer: Amy Martin

Fundraising Officer: Georgie Miles (on maternity leave)

Fundraising Officer: Elina Nesimioglu

PA to CEO: Tricia Monro

Administration Assistant: Martha Pipkin

Fundraising Assistant: Lucy Fishburn

John Olsen: Consultant - Workplace Programme Development

Lucy Llewellyn: Communications Consultant

Read our full team profiles here

CWMT trainers

We employ “Waller Trainers” who all have expertise in mental health and are teachers, clinicians, academics or have lived experience of mental health problems.

Read our CWMT trainer profiles here

Board of Trustees: 


The Rt Hon. Sir Mark Waller (Chairman)
Robert Beaumont
Robin Booth (Hon. Treasurer)
Gordon Black CBE  
Dr Nick Broughton (Consultant Psychiatrist)
Michael Cole-Fontayn
William de Laszlo
Mark Durden-Smith  

Read our Trustees' profiles here

Dr Mina Fazel

Charles Lytle 

James Murray
Professor Roz Shafran (Chartered Clinical Psychologist)
Mrs Susan Shenkman
Philip Waller
Richard Waller QC
Iain Weatherby

Board advisers:

Professor David Clark
Lord Crisp KCB
Lord Layard

Dr Denise Meyer

Dr Suzanna Rose
Sir Anthony Seldon
Professor Sir Simon Wessely

College and University Advisory Board: 

Clare Stafford

Andrew Reeves 

Alana James

Annie Grant 

Michael Priestley 

Alan Percy 

Kezia Lang 

Richard Caulfield

Bethan Davies 
Rosie Tressler

Read more about our College and Universities Advisory Board here

Young Advisors Group:

Sam Barakat

Jacob People

Ned Philcox

Mary George

Kathryn Emmett-McGrath

Alice Palmer

Ella Millwood

Megan Crawford

Read more about our Young Advisors Group here


Alexander Armstrong
Alastair Barclay
The Hon. Mrs de Laszlo
Neil Durden-Smith OBE
Nigel Gray

Professor Steven Hollon

Ian McIntosh

Mary Nightingale

Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Anthony West
Michael Whitfeld

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust
Rear Office, First Floor
32 High Street
Thatcham, Berkshire

Registered Charity No. 1109984

Company No. 5447902

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