Director - Mike Wilson

Mike has been the director of Public Voice since April 2015, having set up the organisation the previous year as the vehicle to deliver Healthwatch in Haringey. Mike has worked in a number of senior management roles including, Director of Regeneration for the NHS in London, Director of Housing and Social Services for a London Borough and Chief Executive of a Housing Action Trust. Most of his work experience has been in diverse, urban communities in London with five years as housing manager in Glasgow.

 

Our staff

Val Chaggar - Business Manager

Val is the Business Manager at Public Voice and is responsible for the office management and finance, and as part of the Healthwatch contract handles signposting. Previous work includes roles in equalities as a Health Project Co-ordinator and in higher education as Deputy Head of International Admissions.


Jo Salter - Research and Engagement Manager

Jo is responsible for coordinating all of our engagement and outreach activities, meeting and talking with local people and organisations. She has a background in qualitative research, working with charities, housing associations and others to help them understand the needs and experiences of the people they work with, and to keep this at the heart of everything they do.


Mary Blake - Volunteer Coordinator

Mary supports our team of volunteers. Previous roles were with Groundwork London’s volunteer Energy Champions programme, Energise London and Family Action. Earlier work was in waste prevention with Enfield Council and environmental campaigning for Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth. Mary also works part-time for the Muswell Hill Sustainability Group and volunteers for a health charity helpline.


Alison Vine - Engagement and Outreach Officer

Alison is responsible for meeting and talking with local people and organisations. She has a background managing projects for Voluntary and Community Organisations, with a strong focus on mental health, wellbeing and fitness.