Dr Jacqui Dyer MBE – Lecture – A woman’s ‘Livity’: Emerging and Evolving
Dr Jacqui Dyer MBE is an independent health and social care consultant, with lived experience.
Jacqui was vice chair of England’s Mental Health Taskforce, which collaboratively developed the 5 Year Forward View for Mental Health (NHSE) and its transformation of mental health service policy and provision. Its focus on reducing mental health inequalities was further strengthened in the NHS Long Term Plan for Mental Health.
Jacqui is an elected Lambeth Councillor, and is deputy leader with the lead on jobs, skills and community safety. Jacqui is co-founder and chair of Lambeth’s Black Thrive Partnership which takes a collective impact approach to improving the mental health and wellbeing of its Black Caribbean and African citizens through addressing systemic inequities and structural racism.
Jacqui is a director of Black Thrive Global, a social enterprise, which has evolved from the partnership to take forward its legacy. Jacqui was an advisory panel member of the 2018 Independent Mental Health Act Review (MHAR) and co-chair of its African & Caribbean Working Group (MHARAC). Jacqui is currently the Mental Health Equalities Advisor for NHSEI and Health Education England. She is the President of the Mental Health Foundation UK.