Our Management Team
Tom Owen, CEO
Tom joined The Green House as CEO in March 2019. His passion to help people access the care and support they need was born out of his experience as a frontline police officer in Bristol’s busy inner-city areas. Since leaving the police, he has held senior leadership, business strategy and consultancy roles in both the charity and ethical business sectors.
Beckie Johnson, Operations Manager
Beckie joined the team in 2012 and oversees the operations side of The Green House. Beckie cares about everybody getting a warm welcome and keeps everything here running smoothly.
Emma Bull, Adults Service Clinical Lead
Emma oversees the clinical practice and quality of our adult services team. She has a wide range of experience working with survivors and those who have experienced trauma. She brings expertise in working, developing and managing therapeutic services in multiple settings including the NHS, education and the charity sector.
Ruth Archer, CYP Service Clinical Lead
Ruth manages the clinical practice of our CYP team and is responsible for the quality of services we provide for children and young people. Ruth has extensive experience of working with children and young people who have experienced trauma and who have a variety of complex needs.
Claire Boulton, Development Manager
Claire leads on our communications and fundraising, sharing news about what we do and working to make sure we have the resources to carry out our valuable work. She joined the team in 2016 after five years working in business development for London-based charity, Solace Women’s Aid.
Our Adult Services Team
Our team of 9 counsellors are all highly skilled, with specialist expertise in working with sexual trauma and an average of 14 years counselling experience between them. They provide counselling from our centre in St Pauls and a satellite project in Taunton.
Our Children and Young People’s Team
The CYP team consists of Lisa, our Family Support Practitioner, and therapists Kate, Josephine and Tim. They each bring extensive experience in working with children and young people who have experienced trauma. They provide therapy from our centre in St Pauls and Knowle West Health Park.
Our Board of Trustees
Steve has been Chair since 2006. He served as a police officer for over 30 years in the Avon & Somerset Constabulary, retiring in 2001 as Chief Superintendent and the District Police Commander for South Bristol. Steve is passionate about the work of The Green House and brings huge experience in safeguarding and child protection to his role on the Board.
Janet joined The Green House in 2011. Her expertise as a Chartered Accountant is invaluable in her role as Treasurer, playing an active role in ensuring transparency and scrutiny of our finances.
Mike has been a trustee at The Green House since 2014. As a former Regional Mental Health Lead for NHS Direct, Mike brings valuable clinical expertise and experience in mental health provision to the Board.
Kamala has been a trustee since 2015. She is an experienced barrister, currently working for St John’s Chambers. She brings specialist expertise in family law and local government to her role as a trustee.
Cecilia joined the Board in 2016. With over 20 years experience as a psychiatrist, she brings key expertise in mental health and psychotherapy to her role at The Green House.
Tabitha joined The Green House in 2015. She currently works for Lyons Davidson as a solicitor specialising in civil claims for abuse and clinical negligence. Her knowledge and expertise in this area is a vital asset to her role on the Board.