Alec Williams

Senior Policy Officer

Alec is responsible for developing policy and using the work of the Foundation (including research, programmes and campaigns) to advocate with a variety of stakeholders.

He holds a BA in philosophy and before joining the Foundation, worked within policy, campaigns and public affairs teams at a number of mental health charities including the Centre for Mental Health and Mind.

Alec also worked as an Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) supporting people in mental health hospitals and alongside his role at the Mental Health Foundation, is training as a mental health therapist at the University of East London.

In his spare time, Alec enjoys playing the trumpet, swimming and cooking.