Timeline:

5th March 2019
' Nominations open '
26th April 2019
' Nominations close '
24th June 2019
' Shortlist announced '
10th July 2019
' Awards ceremony '

Jen Beer, Hertfordshire County Council

EMHC-EE-Jen Beer, Hertfordshire County Council

East of England

Jen works as the Health Improvement Lead (Children and Young People), in the Public Health Team at Hertfordshire County Council. Her academic background includes a BSc in Psychology and Master’s in Public Health, for which she completed a research project focussed on promoting mental health in schools.

Jen believes that partnership working and meaningful engagement with young people and parents/carers are key elements required to normalise healthy coping strategies, reduce stigma associated with seeking help, and make sustainable improvements to the mental health system

Nominated by: Bim Afolami MP