Our Trustees


GEORGE WILKINSON

Role: Chair
Email: info@bridgesupport.org

George Wilkinson is Chair of Bridge Mental Health Trustees. George has a background as a successful corporate lawyer, with significant leadership and ...

HAYDN GOTT

Role: Vice Chair
Email: info@bridgesupport.org

Haydn joined the Board of Trustees in May 2011 after 19 years as a district judge. In practice as a solicitor he represented detained mental patients ...

DAVE BALDOCK

Role: Trustee
Email: info@bridgesupport.org

Dave Baldock is currently Head of Strategic Finance at the London Borough of Newham. He has been involved in creating a number of Local Authority comp...

ELAINE RASSABY

Role: Trustee
Email: info@bridgesupport.org

Elaine Rassaby trained a psychologist in Australia. In the UK she worked for National Association for Mental Health (MIND) on a DHSS-funded project to...

JO PARNHAM

Role: Trustee
Email: info@bridgesupport.org

Jo Parnham became a Trustee in January 2015. She cites her enthusiasm for joining the Bridge Trustee Board as stemming from both personal experience o...

PATRICK WALSH

Role: Trustee
Email: info@bridgesupport.org

Patrick joined our Board of Trustees in September 2009.  He has over 20 years’ experience working in the statutory and voluntary sectors developing an...

SARAH HOSKEN

Role: Trustee
Email: info@bridgesupport.org

Sarah’s connection with Bridge was first established in 1985 when she worked as a volunteer at the Tuesday Club, a weekly Bridge managed drop-in held ...

AHILAN NITHIANANTHAN

Role: Trustee
Email: info@bridgesupport.org

Dr Ahilan Nithiananthan was invited on to the board of Bridge to compliment the team with his experience in senior management from the pharmaceutical ...

JOHN WILKES

Role: Trustees
Email: info@bridgesupport.org

John ended a 29 year Civil Service career at the Department of Health in September 2001 where he had a variety of experiences in the problems of leadi...

CAROLINA QUINTERO PAULSEN

Role: Trustee
Email: info@bridgesupport.org

Carolina’s professional background encompasses working as a Portfolio Coordinator for the Mental Health NIHR Biomedical Research Centre and Dementia U...