Our Team

Dr. Sandi Mann

Chair & Trustee

Sandi Mann is a Chartered Psychologist with a private mental health clinic in Manchester, the MindTraining Clinic. She is also a university lecturer and has published over twenty self-help psychology books.

Ivan Lewis

Vice Chair & Trustee

Ivan Lewis is a British politician. He has been Member of Parliament for Bury South since 1997.

Belinda Rich


Belinda Rich worked in the Clinical Trials industry for 10 years. She is currently studying for a Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Jonny Wineberg


Jonny Wineberg is a consultant for non-profit organisations and is also a director of Operations for #WeStandTogether.

Kate Lurie


Kate Lurie is the JAMH coordinator. She is involved in organising JAMH and the team.

Esty Bruck

Director, Friendship Circle

Esty Bruck is the Director of the Friendship Circle. and a member of the Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester’s Youth & Community Working Group.

Rabbi Daniel Walker

Rabbi, Heaton Park Shul

Daniel Walker has been the Rabbi at Heaton Park Hebrew Congregation since 2008. He is on the Board of Governors for Jewish schools and is a well respected member of the community. He has a Masters of Arts degree from the University of Manchester.

Rabbi Nir Nadav

Nir Nadav is a graduate of the Lady Judith Montefiore College’s London Semicha Programme (2009). He has a special focus on community development and engaging broader participation in all aspects of communal and Jewish life. He is also an experienced network, systems and IT professional, with 20 years of broad experience.

Bernie Gardner

Community Services Director, The Fed

Bernie Gardner is The Fed’s Director of Community Services. She works together with many different organisations to help break the stigma of mental ill-health and the perception that it is embarrassing or something to be ashamed of.