Mr. Ray Jenkins
Ray is the Chief Executive of Emerging Futures CIC, an organisation he co-founded in May 2014 that provides specialist support and transitional housing services for people experiencing substance misuse, mental health problems, and social exclusion problems. An experienced leader, he has worked within the health and social care fields since 1993 and is the former National Development Director of CRI/CGL, the UK's largest substance misuse treatment provider. He left in 2010 to set up Vital Signs training ad consultancy providing workforce professional and programme development as well as bespoke consultancy solutions for both third-sector and NHS provider organisations. He is a former member of the UK Anti-Drugs Co-ordination Unit (UKADCU), advising on the implementation of the Government’s first 10-year Drug Strategy, and has extensive knowledge of workforce and service user development. Ray also holds a diploma in integrative counselling, is a qualified trainer, and was awarded his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) by Brighton University in December 2004.