Our trustees

Our trustees bring a diverse range of skills and knowledge. Find out more here.

Professor Isabelle Szmigin - Chair Isabelle is Professor of Marketing and Deputy Dean of the Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham. Her research focuses on the interaction between consumer behaviour and public policy, with a particular interest in alcohol consumption, social norms and marketing. Her research into alcohol consumption has been funded by the ESRC, Alcohol Research UK and ERAB. She is a governor of Birmingham Universities Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust and was previously a member of the Portman Group’s Independent Complaints Panel.
Mr Mike Bellamy Mike worked in the NHS for over 30 years, 18 of which were as a CEO. During this time, he had extensive involvement in the development of mental health services. He has had a number of non-executive appointments being Vice Chairman of two university boards as well as having been on three NHS boards. Most recently he was Vice Chairman of Oxford Health NHS Trust and continues to meet patients who often have co-occurring conditions, as a Mental Health Act Manager. He has an interest in improving the well-being of older people particularly, being a Trustee of the Dunhill Medical Trust and is Chairman of the local U3A.
Helen Chang Helen is a pharmacist and Associate Director of Education and Professional Development at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, with extensive experience of strategic planning, project management, and working for not-for-profit organisations. She has dedicated her career to advancing the pharmacy profession and fostering positive change in healthcare. She is passionate about influencing policy and increasing access to support, to reduce alcohol harm for patients, their families, and the wider society. She actively contributes to the quality improvement of healthcare research. She is a member of a research ethics committee with the Health Research Authority and is a peer reviewer for two international scholarly journals. She is additionally completing a PhD at University College London, exploring the developmental experiences and needs of early career pharmacists.
Fiona Cumberland Fiona Cumberland is a Director at Kreab. She brings experience in strategic communications to the Board, specialising in international reputation and crisis management, with a focus on multijurisdictional campaigns in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. She is also a Trustee with global NGO One Voice and sits on the Advisory Board of UK education charity Solutions Not Sides, and the advisory board of Sussex University’s Liberal Arts degree. Fiona is currently undertaking a ESRC-funded PhD at Royal Holloway, with a case study examining mobile sports betting in Kenya.
Raveena Dhadwal Raveena Dhadwal (she/her) is an Inclusion, Diversity and Equity specialist who has worked in multiple professional services firms including SThree and KPMG. Raveena has media experience and is an award nominee for her work creating systemic change and being an ally in the corporate world. Raveena is driven by her values and understands the widespread impact of alcohol harm which she hopes to help us in reducing while creating a healthier drinking culture for all.
Herdeep Dosanjh Herdeep has over 30 years experience working in the financial services legal industry and has had leadership roles at various global financial institutions including Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and most recently The Bank of New York Mellon. Herdeep has a keen interest in the reduction of alcohol harm to individuals, families and communities. Her focus is informed by a background of care and support for family members affected by alcohol dependency. She also has a long-standing interest in social equality, mobility and diversity. Herdeep has acted as trustee for Founders4Schools and in a volunteering and mentoring capacity for students from less advantaged backgrounds.
Vivienne Evans OBE Vivienne Evans OBE is Chief Executive of Adfam, the national umbrella organisation for children and families affected by someone else’s substance misuse. She has a background in drug and alcohol education, prevention and young people. She is a former member of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) and chaired its working group on the implementation of the Hidden Harm report. She also chaired the Drug Sector Skills Consortium, funded by the Department of Health, from 2012 until its conclusion in 2015, and the Family Drug and Alcohol Court Advisory Group, until 2016. She is a board member of the International Society of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment and the London Hep C Joint Working Group.
Dr Emily Finch MBBS, MSc, MD, FRCPsych Emily is Clinical Director for Addictions - Southwark at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. In her role as Clinical Director of the Addictions Clinical Academic Group (CAG), Emily has responsibility for Addiction services across Lambeth, Bexley, Wandsworth and Richmond as well as a variety of specialist addictions services . She is currently clinical lead for the Alcohol Assertive Outreach Team and carries out assessments for liver transplants and a member of the Partnership Southwark Strategic board. She teaches in a variety of settings and is engaged in research on a range of addiction topics. Emily is joint chair of the recovery committee of the advisory Council on the Misuse of Drug and is currently chair of the addictions faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. She is joint chair of the London Joint working Group on hepatitis C. In the past she has chaired NICE guidelines groups and been part of the group developing the UK guidelines on the clinical management of drug misuse and dependence.
Hannah Grummett Hannah Grummet is a Project Lead at CBI. She has more than ten years’ experience working in and around Westminster with knowledge of both commercial and policy environments. Hannah is passionate about reducing alcohol harm through improved knowledge and better regulation, having seen the devastating impact alcohol can have on an individual and their loved ones.
Jeremy Joseph Jeremy has a Cranfield MBA and over 15 years senior level leadership experience in strategy, transformation and change, and is currently in TMT (technology, media, and telecoms). He is a facilitator and leadership coach with an Advanced Practitioner Diploma in Executive Coaching and Certificate in Personal Growth. Jeremy is passionate about belonging, diversity and inclusion, and empowerment, and has supported people with mental wellbeing and dependency behaviours for five years.
Dr Emmert Roberts Emmert is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Addiction Psychiatry at the National Addiction Centre, King’s College London (KCL) and a Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist at the South London and the Maudsley (SLaM) NHS Foundation Trust. Emmert's research focuses on population health studies of alcohol and drug-related mortality and hospitalisation.
Mick Urwin Mick Urwin is a retired Police Sergeant who specialised in alcohol harm reduction. He created policies and strategies to tackle underage drinking and alcohol related anti-social behaviour and violence on the night-time economy. He was a member of the National Police Chiefs Council Licensing and Alcohol Harm group advising the Chief Officer lead and Home Office. He is passionate about reducing alcohol harm he is Chair of a local community project tackling underage drinking and is Vice Chair of the board of trustees for One Punch UK.
Adam Uttley Adam is a chartered management accountant (ACMA) and has held the role of Chief Financial Officer in both the private sector, for the Fresh Direct Group, and in the charity sector, for Macmillan Cancer Support, where he helped them overhaul their reserves policy, implement GDPR and develop a new financial framework. Most recently, however, Adam has launched his own business called Sobersauce. Founded on the back of becoming sober himself, whilst studying for his MBA, Sobersauce aims to introduce people to great-tasting non-alcoholic beers via its beer club, tasting service and online shop.

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