The Conservative Mental Health Group Team
Mark Prisk FRICS FRSA – President
Mark Prisk FRICS FRSA is a former MP and Minister of State. As the local MP for Hertford & Stortford, he actively supported several mental health charities, including the Samaritans and Mind.
Mark is a Non-Executive Director, Strategic Adviser and Executive Coach. He also mentors young people on a pro bono basis and is a Trustee of the Hertfordshire Festival of Music, which includes musical events for local people with dementia.
Aubrey Holt – Founder and Director
Aubrey founded the CMHG in early 2022 after experiencing friends and family suffering with their mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Aubrey is an active member of the Conservative Party and has previously been involved with several political and community organisations. Aubrey works on the CMHG’s daily operations and provides strategic oversight across the organisation’s work.
Lewis Gosling – Deputy Director
Lewis is pleased to work as the CMHG Deputy Director, having joined the CMHG in June 2022. Lewis is currently serving as a Councillor on Portsmouth City Council. Lewis has always been a passionate advocate for mental health and has a passion for making sure everyone has access to the tools needed to succeed in life.
Danny Bowman FRSA – Research and Communications Lead
Danny Bowman FRSA is a PhD Researcher, Chair of MaleVoicED and the CMHG Research and Communications Lead. He has previously held roles as the Director of Mental Health and Head of Campaigns at the Parliament Street think-tank. He has also engaged with No.10 and governmental departments on mental health.
Danny is passionate about mental health, having experienced his own issues as a teenager. His story went viral in 2014 appearing in Time Magazine, The Telegraph and The Times. He has also told his story on Good Morning Britain, Sky News and ABC 2020. He is determined to increase awareness and improve care for those with mental health disorders.
Dylan Selby – Campaign Lead
Dylan is the Campaign Lead for the CMHG and currently works for a Member of Parliament. Dylan’s interest in mental health first arose through witnessing the mental health struggles of some of his relatives.
Dylan is also a listening volunteer for the Samaritans and hopes to use his position to advance mental health policy and break the stigma around mental health.
Daniel Soan – Strategy Lead