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BAAT Council & Honorary Positions

Below is a list of the BAAT Council Officers elected for 2014 and their area of interest. To contact BAAT Council Officers, please email

Tim Wright:                  Chair - Mental Health Services for Adults

Nicki Power :                Vice-Chair -  Learning Disabilities and Schwartz Rounds

Simon Richardson:      Honorary Secretary - Homelessness     

Tobias Arnup:               Prisons/Forensic Services

Emer Douglas:             Education and Digital Media

Nigel Durkan:               Regional Group Network Coordinator - Children Services

Jayne McConkey:        Northern Ireland Representative

Whittaker Scott:           Editor of IJAT and Children and Adolescents Mental Health Services

Catherine Stephens:    Private and Independent Practice

Frances Walton:           NHS and private practice               

Ami Woods:                  Service Users Involvement - Learning Disabilities


Also attending BAAT Council meetings:

Joan Woddis:                  Vice - President

Dr Val Huet:                    Chief Executive Officer

Mary Rose Brady:           Director of Operations

Alex McDonald:               Social Media and Advertising Officer

Honorary Positions:

President:                    Professor Diane Waller, OBE.

Vice-President:           Joan Woddis