Dr Sarah Hughes has worked in mental health and criminal justice for 34 years. After originally training as a social worker, she has spent the majority of her career in the voluntary sector within both community and secure settings. Sarah became CEO of CPSL Mind in 2004 and has also led the prestigious think tank The Centre for Mental Health. She holds advisory and board roles with organisations including The FA, Kooth and IIMHL. Sarah is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Sciana and Salzburg Global. She is also a social commentator and has been invited to speak at many international events. In 2022 she achieved her professional doctorate studying women and leadership.