Trust chair awarded OBE in Queen’s Honours List 2012
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Congratulations to Angela Greatley, chair of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust who has been awarded an OBE “for services to mental health” in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2012.
The Queen's Birthday Honours List recognises the achievements and services of people across the UK.
Angela, who has been Trust chair since November 2009, was awarded the OBE for her considerable portfolio of work in the field of mental health. In addition to her work with the Trust, Angela was formerly Chief Executive of the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health, a Fellow in mental health at the King’s Fund, and has experience of working in the NHS in a variety of managerial roles and as a director of commissioning. She is also currently a Non-Executive Director of Headstrong, the Irish National Youth Mental Health Centre.
Angela, whose award was given in her married surname of Krokou, said: “I’m thrilled to receive such an award. To be recognised in such a way for doing the work I have chosen and enjoy is particularly gratifying.”
District Judge Nick Crichton given CBE
Another recipient of this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List is Nick Crichton District Judge of our Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) service.
District Judge Nicholas Crichton set up FDAC in 2009 in London and since then has won a number of accolades in recognition of his efforts setting up the court, the only one of its kind in the UK. FDAC is an award-winning multi-disciplinary team, run jointly by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust and children’s charity Coram.