Raymond joined Bridge in 2009 as Chief Executive. His aim was to turn the organisation into the best provider of mental health services in South East England by making sure that everyone that was supported by Bridge took some positive benefit into their daily lives. Assessment, recovery and community integration became the founding principles of Bridge.
Previously the CEO of a learning disability and mental health charity, Raymond is currently Lead Governor of Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust and a Panel Member on the Monitor Independent Advisory Panel. Through the outstanding achievements of the staff and stakeholders at Bridge Mental Health.
Raymond is now working with his team on the development of new models of delivering services; social and commercial enterprises, a Recovery College and a range of innovative support and housing options for people who have experienced or continue to live with a mental health problem.