Sarah B Headshot 2Sarah Brennan joined YoungMinds, the leading national charity promoting emotional well- being and mental health for children and young people, as Chief Executive in 2008.  Passionate about young people, Sarah now has many years’ experience championing their causes.  At YoungMinds she has promoted the voice of young people and parents in improving services, advises government and ministers about the mental health needs of children, young people and their families and is a member of the Childrens’ Health Outcomes Forum, the CYP Mental Health Taskforce, co-chairs the vulnerable young people’s group, and is chair of the London and SE Collaborative for Children and Young People’s Increased Access to Psychological Therapies. With a background in developing and running services for homeless young people, young offenders, and vulnerable young women she is constantly inspired by young people’s bravery, abilities and humour in the face of adversity.