Collection: Patrick Vernon

Patrick Vernon OBE - Social Commentator and Mental Health Campaigner Patrick is associate Director for Connected Communities for the Centre for Ageing Better. He is also Independent Adviser on Equality and Diversity for Lambeth and Harrow Council, and was the first director of Black Thrive, a mental-health multi-agency tackling mental health in Lambeth. He is currently chair of Citizenship Partnership for HSIB and Non-Executive Director for Hertfordshire NHS Trust. Patrick was awarded an OBE in 2012 for his work on tackling health inequalities and ethnic minority communities.