Dr Nihara Krause
BSc(Hons), MSc, PsychD, C.Psychol, C.Sci, AFBPsS
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, HCPC registered
Nihara Krause has over 24 years of clinical experience in working in teenage and adult mental health. Having worked as an NHS Consultant, she now runs her own private practice and is a University lecturer. Nihara specialises in the treatment of anxiety & depression, eating disorders, self-harm, trauma and obsessive-compulsive disorders. She has a particular interest in developing resilience in young people and in providing them with tools for self-management. She has been quoted in a variety of newspapers and magazines, appeared as an expert on SKY and C4 news and on ‘This Morning’. Author of ‘Outside In’.
Jo Manley trained as an occupational therapist and worked in mental health until taking up various management roles. Jo is currently working full time in the NHS as Director for a Community Healthcare Trust in Hounslow and Richmond. She lives in Earlsfield with her husband Graham and two daughters. Jo and her husband met jive dancing and this is still a much-loved pastime along with singing, musical theatre, cooking and entertaining friends.
Eddie brings relevant health sector experience to stem4. He is an Executive Director at Optima Care, a specialist provider of residential and community-based services for individuals with either Intellectual Disabilities or long-term Mental Health diagnosis. Eddie is married with two children and lives locally in Wimbledon.
A Chartered Certified Accountant with large public limited companies such as Diageo and Whitbread, Andrew started his own company in 1997 specialising in company restructuring. Working within the community, he is a Director of Woking Community Transport and the Lifetrain Trust and is also a local Magistrate. Andrew lives in Great Bookham with his wife, focusing on a growing family of five children and seven grand children.
Angela has over 17 years’ experience working for a number of large Asset Managers and Investment Banks. Angela is a proven leader, currently managing the relationship between Business Operational teams and the UK Retail Business. She brings strong management, mentoring, problem solving and strategic thinking skills to stem4. Angela moved to the UK 18 years ago from New Zealand and currently resides in Twickenham with her partner and daughter.
Debbie is a qualified accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Her specialism is anti-financial crime and she works as a consultant for financial services organisations, mainly in the Banking and Capital Markets sector. She brings strong regulatory compliance experience to stem4.
Katie is a communications and sustainability professional with over 20 years experience. Working in house and freelance, Katie has worked for multinational companies and covered diverse markets across Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.
Sthen is a History teacher and Head of PHSE in a large boys school. She is interested in the importance of education as a means of helping young people navigate mental health through their formative years.