Louise Lyon was appointed Trust Director in March 2008. Prior to her current appointment, Ms Lyon was the Clinical Director of the Adolescent Directorate at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust from 2007 until 2008, and has been a Consultant Clinical Psychologist since 1996. Ms Lyon was a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at South West Kensington and Chelsea Mental Health Centre from 1988 until 1999. Ms Lyon is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Essex.
Margaret Rustin is a Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychotherapist. She was Head of Child Psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic from 1985 to 2007. She has written on many aspects of the practice and teaching of child analysis and on the contribution of psychoanalysis to the appreciation of literature. She is currently responsible for the provision of child psychotherapy as part of a major comparative outcome study (IMPACT) of different forms of treatment for adolescent depression. She has co-written, with Michael Rustin, Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children’s Literature; and Mirror to Nature: Drama, Psychoanalysis and Society, and has co-edited Closely Observed Infants; Assessment and Child Psychotherapy; Psychotic States in Children; and Work Discussion. She is author of many published articles, and has given lectures on aspects of child analysis and infant observation in countries worldwide. She is an Associate of the British Psychoanalytical Society.
Angela Greatley is an experienced leader with a strong track record of success across various sectors. She has particular strengths in governance, quality improvement and board leadership. She was awarded the OBE in the 2012 Birthday Honours list recognised for services to mental health. She has experience as both a Chair and Non-Executive Director within NHS settings, and a successful executive career including as Chief Executive of the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health, a leading charity and as Director of Commissioning in a London Health Authority. Angela was Chair at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.
Hedda Archbold is director of HLA Agency Ltd. She is an agent for broadcasters, writers and presenters who work primarily in the arts and culture. Prior to that she made her career in television production and events organisation. She has a lively interest in psychoanalytic psychotherapies and is keen to use her experience of the media and events production to help raise funds for and awareness of the work of the Tavistock Clinic Foundation.
Amanda Hawke has worked at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust for 13 years and is currently the PA to the Chief Executive and Chair. Amanda is always keen to be involved in her community so has held various posts outside of work which have included Chair of Governors at Barrow Hill Junior School, Chair of the Guild at The Greycoat Hospital, a girls’ comprehensive secondary school and is currently Church Warden at St John’s Wood Church.
Ailsa Swarbrick has led the Family Nurse Partnership National Unit, which comprises around 25 people, since 2012. Ailsa has overseen the expansion of FNP, and led the National Unit’s transition from the Department of Health to Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, working in consortium with the Dartington Social Research Unit and Impetus-PEF, a venture philanthropy charity. Ailsa’s background is as a civil servant, for the Department of Health and the Department for Education, with a focus on developing policy to support children’s well-being, and translating policy and rigorous research into well implemented practice in the real world. 800 nurses.