Recovery Enterprises are fortunate to have a knowledgeable and experienced Board of Directors- they are in order from left:

Julie Edwards

Heads up HR and Health and Safety whilst volunteering her time as a Director. Her usual role is Director of Therapy Services within Sheffield Health and Social Care Trust (SHSC) where she heads up a budget of £2 million. Responsibilities within SHSC include professional leadership of 250 Allied Health Professions staff and leadership on Trust-wide agendas such as arts in health. Julie is also a qualified Occupational Therapist. In her spare time Julie really enjoys quilt making and she has artistic talent!

Andrew Wood

Andrew brings a wealth of experience in finance from his role as Assistant Director of Finance at the University of Sheffield. He brings management experience from his previous roles in the private sector. For example, working for Elyo Suez as General Manager, National Account Manager, National Contracts Manager. Andrew likes getting stuck into sports such as football and cycling.

Nick Bax

After working as a music-industry designer in London and spending 15 years as part of The Designers Republic (TDR) team, in 2007 he formed Humanstudio (aka Human), a multi-disciplinary design practice. Human have completed commercial design projects for many organisations including MTV (Milan), Swatch (Zurich), Arts Council, Roewe (China), University of Sheffield, and Channel 4. Nick likes all things ‘Sheffield’.

Pam Stirling

Pam comes from a background in clinical psychology and health services. She held a variety of executive roles in Sheffield Health and Social Care Trust: her most recent post before retirement was leading strategic development and holding professional responsibility  for allied health and psychological therapy colleagues. Currently she gives time to several enterprises and charities while enjoying the freedom of retirement.

Brendan Stone

Brendan is Professor of Social Engagement and the Humanities at the University of Sheffield. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Mental Health, a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and Director of the Storying Sheffield project. Brendan’s work involves him in working with people who live with enduring mental distress. His interest in story telling has been invaluable in his work with communities to build cohesion and wellbeing through residents’ stories. Brendan has used mental health services himself for nearly 40 years.