Brendan is Chief Executive of Concern Group, comprising leading third sector organisations: Mental Health Concern and Insight Healthcare. He has a psychiatric nursing background and has worked in mental health for 29 years in both statutory and non-statutory sectors. In addition to leading the Group, he provides third sector representation and expertise on a number of local, regional and national strategic forums focused on cross-sector development of health and social care.
He has extensive experience in mental health service development and working in partnership with NHS organisations and multi-agency consortia. Brendan looks to develop ideas and share learning with colleagues from a range of backgrounds and agencies.
Whilst having a clear focus on the mental health and wellbeing agenda, he is keen to support service innovation and development for wider system change to improve the lives of the people we serve.