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**NEWS: Lambeth and Southwark Mind has a new Director**
We’re delighted to announce that Ajay Khandelwal will be joining us as Director starting on 3rd March 2015. Ajay has succesfully led a number of innovation and co-production projects at Lambeth Council. He was previously programme manager for Nesta’s People Powered Health programme and Turning Point’s Connected Care research. Before that he led a number of busy operational services. He has a PhD from Essex University and has been a visiting lecturer at City and London Universities and is an Associate of the Civil Service College. He is honorary psychotherapist at the Guild of Psychotherapists and the Mind Psychosis project.
Earl Pennycooke has kindly agreed to stay in post until 11 March 2015 to ensure an orderly handover and will continue working with the User Council for the time being. We would like to thank Earl for all his excellent work for us over the past year.