Robin Barker, Project Lead

Robin is a senior mental health nurse in the NHS who works with children, young people and their parents / carers in a variety of community and acute hospital settings. He is the Director of Healthy Teen Minds, a company who train and advise organisations across the UK, and has recently left his role as a Professional Advisor to Health Education England in order to focus on expanding We Can Talk.


Kate Martin, Development Lead

Kate is Director of Common Room – a consultancy led by people with lived experience and works across disability, health and mental health. She works with young people to promote collaborative practice, find the best ways of involving young people in decisions about their care, and enable staff who work with young people to be able to understand and support young people in the best ways possible.

Grace Jeremy, Lead Young Advisor

Grace is a young advisor at Common Room where she helps develop and deliver training to healthcare professionals. Grace is also very involved with mental health campaigning, running a weekly social action group and works as a speaker and educator.



Martha Reilly, Project Support Officer

Martha ensures everything is running as smoothly as possible and is a source of information, advice and guidance on all things We Can Talk.



Pippa Menzies, Project Support Officer

Pippa is supporting our project expansion across Health Education England working across Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HEE KSS).

Jamie Willo, HEE KSS Darzi Fellow

Jamie has joined We Can Talk as part of a Darzi Fellowship and will focus on sustainability and skills exchange including working with CAMHS to identify areas of skills deficit in physical health.

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Our We Can Talk team also includes our amazing local Project Leads from CAMHS and acute working in partnership across North East London.


CORC are the preferred data partner for We Can Talk as they are amazing to work with and really know their stuff. They independently analyse our staff survey and impact data to ensure we can provide high quality reports to partners and build the evidence base for training acute hospital staff in children and young people’s mental health.

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Est. 2017