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Spending time with people respected and admired in the world of social good to find out what’s really on their mind ...

Every episode we’ll delve deep to explore what is most occupying their thoughts as they attempt to lead teams, organisations and major initiatives that are changing the world. What do they dream about, what keeps them awake at night, what gets them out of bed in the morning; what are their biggest fears and ambitions for the future? What are they learning about leadership – and themselves. Where do they find the greatest cause for hope ..

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Ep11 – Simon Blake, CEO of Mental Health First Aid England & Deputy Chair, Stonewall

In this episode of OTMO, we talk to Simon Blake, Deputy Chair of Stonewall UK and the CEO of Mental Health First Aid England, a social enterprise built to create a society where everyone's mental health matters and has the same consideration as our physical health. Simon has been the CEO of Mental Health First Aid England since 2008,  joining there from the National Union of Students, where he'd also been chief executive since 2015. In the years before that, Simon held leadership roles at the Sex Education Forum, National Children's Bureau and the Sexual Health Wellbeing Charity Brook. He received an OBE in 2011 for his services in the voluntary sector and to young people and was … [Full Show Notes & Resources...] about Ep11 – Simon Blake, CEO of Mental Health First Aid England & Deputy Chair, Stonewall