WHO WE ARE

Berny Simcox

CEO & FOUNDER

The former CEO of Environment Trust, a nature and heritage conservation charity, Berny holds degrees in Wildlife Conservation, and Environmental Sustainable Development. She has published academically on strategies for advancing sustainable development education  and lectured on Sustainable Development and Wildlife Management & Conservation. Berny has a strong operations background and is also a qualified Mindfulness & Meditation Teacher. She is currently qualifying as a Forest Bathing leader. Berny volunteers as a Community Ranger for the Royal Parks and is a volunteer mentor at Kingston University.

John Anderson

Non-executive Director

A retired career civil servant, John brings to his role a range of skills arising from several decades of experience working in local government as well as strong interests in community health, welfare and public policy. John contributes his expertise to a range of charitable organisations including roles as Chair of Richmond Health Voices, Chair of Environment Trust and formerly as Director of Social Enterprise Richmond. John is also a member of the Healthwatch Committee and Treasurer of the Marble Hill Society.

Andrew Spriggs

Finance director

CFO and board director with strong operational finance, partnering and commercial experience in a wide rangetechnology media and telecoms businesses, both in large mature corporate and in smaller VC-backed SME startupenvironments

Audra Williams

ART PSYCHOTHERAPIST
HCPC, BAAT, BFA, MA (Hons)

A qualified psychotherapist, experienced supervisor and specialist practitioner in art psychotherapy.  Since obtaining her Masters degree in Art Psychotherapy in 2014, Audra has worked within a range of clinical settings including the NHS, acute mental health, forensics, charities, education and  private organisations. She has experience working with people of all ages, races, religions, sexualities and economic backgrounds, and indiscriminately places a high value on the therapeutic relationship and her standard of care.  Her clinical work is underpinned by Jungian psychology, psychodynamic and systemic principles and is supported by current neuroscience research. 

Audra is also an independent supervisor, SEND consultant.

You can’t always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside”