Alexandra has joined Wish as a trustee after volunteering for the organisation. She is currently a mental health peer worker in an NHS Trust, and previously worked as a research assistant on a project exploring the impact of the closure of Holloway Prison on the women imprisoned there. In addition to this, Alexandra brings her lived experience of mental health challenges, and the Mental Health System, as well as her knowledge of the Criminal Justice System, to her role as a trustee for WISH. She is particularly passionate about Trauma-Informed approaches to care and addressing systemic inequalities.
Alexandra has training in feminist leadership and brings experience in the areas of managing and supervising staff, team development, research, service user involvement, and policies and systems.