Our board

All of our Directors have signed a code of conduct which is available to download from the panel on the right. If you have any queries about this please contact trust.secretary@candi.nhs.uk


Peter Molyneux, Interim Trust Chair
Peter has been Chair of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and will remain Chair there, as well as taking up the role here. He is a Board member of the Mental Health Network and the England Liaison for the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership.

Peter is the founder of Common Cause Consulting, a research and design consultancy that brings organisations together to promote social, economic and emotional well-being. He has written numerous reports and delivered programmes that changed the narrative around mental health, build community resilience and create cultures of learning across organisational boundaries. He is a Visiting Fellow at the John Madejski Centre for Reputation Management at Henley Business School (University of Reading) and Co-Chair of the Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders’ Network.

Peter will be getting out to see services and meet staff as much as possible over the coming weeks and I am sure that you will all join me in welcoming him to our Partnership.
Jinjer Kandola MBE, Chief Executive

Jinjer has a background in human resources and organisational development and in 2021 was awarded an MBE for services to mental health. As Chief Executive of the two Trusts in the Partnership, Jinjer leads the work to ensure that the Partnership significantly improves outcomes for service users and makes both Trusts great places for all our staff to work. In addition to her Chief Executive role, Jinjer is also the North Central London Mental Health Lead and is a member of the North Central London Integrated Care Board.

Natalie Fox, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer

Natalie FoxNatalie has worked in health and social care since 1991 leading major change in the delivery of services across both physical and mental health care. Natalie worked in one of the first Integrated Care Systems and is passionate about collaboration, innovation and ensuring we provide holistic and equitable care. Natalie’s role in the Partnership is to provide co-ordinated leadership of high-quality care and transformation of services, ensuring we meet the needs of our communities.

Darren Summers, Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director for Partnerships
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Darren started his career working in homeless services. In the NHS he has worked in mental health commissioning, strategy, and operational management roles. His role in the Partnership focuses on embedding our relationships with voluntary and community organisations, local authorities and other health organisations to ensure service users and local communities have consistent access to high quality, holistic care and support. He is also responsible for developing the Partnership between the two Trusts.

Dr Vincent Kirchner, Chief Medical Officer
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Vincent joined C&I in 2000 as a Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry and was Medical Director for the Trust since October 2014. He continues to work as a consultant psychiatrist in the Camden Memory Service. As Chief Medical Officer for the Partnership, Vincent focuses on building strong medical, psychology and pharmacy services and co-producing the clinical strategy for mental health services in North Central London.

Amanda Pithouse, Chief Nursing Officer

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Amanda qualified as a mental health nurse in 1993 and has an extensive academic background. She is a strong advocate of Quality Improvement and helped to lead BEH from Requires Improvement to Good at their 2019 Care Quality Commission inspection and more recently in February 2022. Amanda’s role in the Partnership  focuses on improving the quality and safety of services ensuring service users and their families receive the best possible care. Amanda is passionate about improving staff experience and, in collaboration with Executive colleagues, is working to ensure there are clear pathways for career progression and professional development.

Jess LievesleyJess Lievesley, Executive Director of Strategy, Transformation and Organisational Effectiveness

Jess has worked in mental health care since 1993 with the last eight years at Board level. A registered mental health nurse, he has led major change and transformation programmes within the mental health sector. Jess works with partners and stakeholders to lead the development of our Partnership Strategy and the delivery of our transformation programmes. These include expanding and enhancing our community mental health services, developing our estate with a brand new hospital at St Pancras and state-of-the-art community facilities in Camden and Islington, and continuing to improve our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

Sarah WilkinsSarah Wilkins, Chief Digital and Information Officer

Sarah has worked in the NHS for over 25 years across primary care, hospital trusts and regional bodies. Sarah’s role across the Partnership is to lead the digital teams and sponsor the use of data and technology to support improvements and innovation in the delivery of patient care. Working together, the Partnership is using our investment in digital solutions to help give our service users the best possible outcomes.

David Wragg, Chief Finance Officer

David Wragg Small FINALDavid has worked in NHS finance for 35 years in external audit, management consultancy and financial management. He has been a Finance Director since 2000 working at several London Trusts. David’s role in the Partnership is to provide co-ordinated leadership of the finance and estates functions, ensuring that both are as effective as possible and that best practice is shared, so that public money is used to secure the highest quality services.

Susan Young, Interim Chief People Officer

Susan YoungSusan is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development with 20 years’ experience in human resources, organisational development, and broader transformation in the public sector at Board level. Susan is leading the work to ensure that the Partnership can recruit and retain a diverse range of people who will have a great experience of working in our organisations and provide the best possible services to our local communities. 

Dalwardin (Dal) Babu, Non-Executive Director 
Dalwardin Babu, Non-Executive Director
Dalwardin served for over 30 years in the Metropolitan Police and is the former borough commander of Harrow. He was the first chair of the National Association of Muslim Police which worked with home secretaries, chief constables and community leaders.
In 2010 he was elected to the National Police Superintendent Association of England and Wales. He has extensive board level experience in policing, community safety, child and adult safeguarding.
In 2010 he was awarded an OBE for services to the police and communities. Other awards include: the London High Sheriff Award for work with young people (2011), and the London Peace Award for community engagement (2011). 
Dalwardin is a director of a School Academy and a trustee for Médecins Sans Frontières , House of Illustration, Artichoke and Comedy School. He volunteers for a number of charities in London and enjoys football, cycling, hiking as well as cricket with his daughters in his spare time.
Mark McLaughlin, Non-Executive Director
Mark McLaughlin, Non-Executive DirectorMark is a qualified accountant with over 20 years of experience as the Chief Finance Officer of public sector organisations including a district council, a county council and two London boroughs. From 2007, he worked in Central Government: for the Home Office and the Environment Agency and from 2015 to 2017 was the first Chief Finance Officer at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. 
Mark has a science degree from the University of St Andrews and a PhD from the University of Nottingham. He has lived in London since 1987, moving there to take up a research position at the Institute of Neurology in Bloomsbury.
Anu Singh, Senior Independent Director

Anu joined the Trust Board as a Non-Executive Director, taking on the role of Senior Independent Director (SID) on 14 September 2020. Anu is a Board level local government and health leader. She has been a statutory Director of Adult Social Care, and has been Vice Chair of neighbouring Whittington Health NHS Trust for 6 years, including a term as interim Chair.  Anu is passionate about person centred care and community empowerment and has led on new relationships with communities for the National NHS, County Councils and City & Metropolitan Councils.
Anu was Director of Patient & Public Participation and Insight for NHS England; and took the lead for the NHS in ensuring that the voice of patients, service users, carers and the public is at the heart of the way NHS works. She was also responsible for Equalities, Health Inequalities, Person Centred Care, and the national relationship with the Voluntary and Community Sector.
Anu lives in Camden.
Dr Marcelle Moncrieffe, Non-Executive Director

Marcelle formally joined the Trust Board as a Non-Executive Director on 18 January 2021.
Marcelle has 20 years HR experience with significant remits for cultural change and transformation in the UK and internationally. Marcelle is currently Group Chief People Officer at London South Bank University responsible for the People Culture and Inclusion Strategy, HR Business Partnering across EMEA, Workforce Transformation, Equality and Diversity and Group integration. Prior to her current role, Marcelle held a number of senior HR roles in Local Government and was Head of Human Resources at the BBC overseeing cultural change. Marcelle is currently on the Wellness Advisory Group of the British Academy of Management and is a fellow of the CIPD.
Marcelle holds a bachelor’s degree in Law, a master’s degree in Human Resource Management and has completed a doctorate in Inclusive Leadership and Culture Change.


Claud Williams, Associate Non-Executive Director

Claud is an entrepreneur with a background in communication, technology and social impact. He has 12 years of enterprise experience, including serving as an advisor at both Birkbeck and Loughborough universities and consulting for businesses, particularly within the tech start-up industry.
Born and raised in London, Claud has a passion for seeing people live full and fulfilling lives. His mission is to help people reach their full potential, which he does through executive coaching, public speaking and his personal development start-up. He is also an established public speaker, speaking at various organisations across the UK and the world including TEDx, Cambridge University and Barclays Bank.
Claud champions several causes including mental health, diversity and neurodiversity. He currently serves as an ambassador for the British Dyslexia Association..
Charles Waddicor, Non-Executive DirectorCharles Waddicor, Non-Executive Director

Charles joined C&I’s Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2021. This role is in addition to his Non-Executive Directorship at Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust where he chairs the Finance and Investment, Charitable Funds and Provider Collaborative Commissioning Committees, alongside serving as a member on the Remuneration and Audit Committees. 
Charles lives in Haringey and brings with him a wealth of experience. He has been Independent Chair of the STP in Herefordshire and Worcestershire and, since retiring as PCT Chief Executive for NHS Berkshire in 2013, he has worked for the Care Quality Commission as a National Professional Advisor and as a director for OPTUM. He also chairs the Mental Health Employment Projects Board and is a member of CHKS Advisory Board. 


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