John Coleman

AYPH Chair John Coleman OBE trained as a clinical psychologist. He is a senior research fellow in the Department of Education in the University of Oxford. He has written widely about adolescence and was a founder member of AYPH.

Deborah Christie

Deborah Christie is a consultant clinical psychologist and honorary reader in paediatric and adolescent psychology. She is currently clinical lead for the department of child and adolescent psychological services at University College London Hospitals.

Nicola Gray

Nicola Gray is a trustee and Chair of our Advisory Council. She is an independent pharmacist researcher in Manchester. A community pharmacist by background, her research and policy interests include young people’s health, medicines information and health literacy.

Ellen Louise Dowds

Ellen Louise Dowds is a Paediatric Staff Nurse at Evelina Children’s Hospital, Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Trust. She is also a peer trainer in the Tree of Life Project for the Children and Young People’s Diabetes Service at University College London Hospitals.

Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson is a consultant child psychotherapist and clinical adviser for Place2Be, the national charity providing school-based mental health support.

Dick Churchill

Dick Churchill is a GP and has previously worked for the University of Nottingham as Director of Clinical Skills for the medical course and contributed to research into mental health and the health care of young people. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (FRCGP) and has a research doctorate in the field of adolescent healthcare.

Eloise Williams

AYPH trustee treasurer Eloise Williams is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians, with ten years of corporate restructuring experience.