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Adam Crampsie (he/him)
Chief Executive

Adam Crampsie

Adam joined Everyturn in December 2020 and has overseen a significant period of change for the charity. Adam is a mental health clinician by background and his experience spans the public, private, and charity sectors. He started his career working in the NHS in mental health, before moving into private healthcare to develop and lead NHS-commissioned services. Adam is passionate about creating an empowered workforce of motivated people who do amazing things for service users, all underpinned by a simple system that lets them do what they do best.

Adam also serves as a Non-Executive Director at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust and is a Trustee of the Terrence Higgins Trust. He chairs the ICS-wide VCSE Partnership Programme Mental Health sub-group and is the VCSE Mental Health lead for the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB), and sits on the ICB’s mental health, learning disabilities & autism (MHLDA) executive sub-committee.

He is the organisation’s Caldicott Guardian responsible for overseeing the appropriate use of personal information

Sarah Dewar (she/her)
Chief People Officer

Sarah Dewar

Sarah joined us in March 2021, coming from her role as Director of People at an independent provider of integrated community health services. Prior to this, Sarah spent 11 years in HR at a national housing association. Sarah is passionate about supporting and valuing the amazing people who work across Everyturn Mental Health, creating opportunities for development, recognition, and empowerment in innovative and responsive ways.

Within Everyturn, Sarah is accountable for people and culture, together with digital and technology.

Sarah also serves as Vice Chair of the Board for the arts venue Dance City (together with chairing the finance, governance and people committee). She is also a mentor on the national CIPD Aspiring HR Directors programme.

Emily Evans (she/her)
Chief Commercial Officer

Emily Evans

Emily has worked in healthcare for 20 years, 15 of which in a variety of third sector operational and commercial leadership roles. During her career, Emily has supported teams through periods of significant organisational change, and led the development and delivery of high-performing and impactful mental health services.

In her current role, Emily created Everyturn’s new commercial function, bringing together business and service development, the project management office, marketing and communications, and relationship management.

Emily is also the deputy chair and trustee of The Conservation Volunteers, a charity that promotes wellbeing by bringing people and communities together to develop green spaces. Emily is passionate about sustainability, and the potential for organisations to drive positive change by aligning their policies and values with a more sustainable future.

Claire Foster (she/her)
Acting Chief Finance Officer

Claire Foster

Claire joined us in October 2021, with extensive technical experience from financial leadership roles in large UK and global organisations across different sectors. Most recently, she led the Wood PLC environment and infrastructure consultancy business through extended periods of transformational change.

Claire has overall responsibility for the protection and control of the financial resources of the charity and its trading subsidiaries, to benefit the people we support. She’s passionate about inclusion and diversity and is the proud champion for our organisational Menopause Group.

Andy Wright (he/him)
Chief Operating Officer

Andy Wright

Andy’s work in the field of mental health has included a variety of organisations, including the NHS, the Home Office, local authorities, and the Ministry of Defence. Andy originally joined the NHS to set up NHS Talking Therapies (formerly known as IAPT) services for veterans, after which he managed a number of large and successful talking therapies services. Andy is now responsible for the operations of our many services across the organisation, ensuring they deliver clinical and operational excellence.

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