Dr Patrick Vernon
Patrick Vernon OBE is Associate Director for Connected Communities at Centre for Ageing Better. He is a Clore and Winston Churchill Fellow, Fellow of Goodenough College. Patrick is also Independent Adviser on Equality and Diversity for Lambeth Council. He is a former Director of Black Thrive in Lambeth, Non-Executive Director of Camden and Islington Mental Health Foundation Trust, Health Partnership Coordinator for National Housing Federation, former committee member of Healthwatch England, NHS England Equality Diversity Council, Advisory board member for Time To Change and former member of the Labour and the Coalition Government Ministerial Advisory for Mental Health. Patrick is also founder of Every Generation Media and 100 Great Black Britons, which develops education programmes, publications and films on cultural heritage and family history.