Lisa is the Deputy CEO of The Sleep Charity, an award winning charity that campaigns to raise awareness around the importance of sleep to health and wellbeing, as well as advocating sleep on the Public Health agenda. Lisa a qualified children’s sleep practitioner and experienced sleep advisor, and has worked in the realm of sleep for more than nine years. Lisa previously headed up The Sleep Council, a not for profit advisory body, that integrated with The Sleep Charity in July 2020. She has a keen interest around adult sleep, sleep and mental health with Level 2 certificates in Mental Health Awareness and Children’s Mental Health Awareness as well as being a Mental Health First Aider. She has also received a diploma in cognitive behavioural therapy and is a member of the British Sleep Society.
The Sleep Charity is involved with research projects nationally and internationally, innovative partnership projects and offers accredited training, online and face-to-face for parents and professionals around sleep issues including training NHS staff to deliver sleep services. It campaigns to raise awareness of the importance of a good night’s sleep to health and wellbeing and provides helpful advice and support on how to improve sleep. The Sleep Charity has been awarded numerous awards and recently won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.