WDP's Chief Executive is Sue Clements. Sue works closely with WDP's Board, Senior Service and Functional Managers to lead an organisation which is focused on delivering the best possible outcomes in the most responsive way.
Sue Clements, Chief Executive
Sue Clements joined WDP as Chief Executive in May 2014. Before joining WDP, Sue worked for Care UK, where she led the development of their health and justice services. She has a significant amount of experience in the drink and drug field, having worked in the substance misuse field, third sector and more recently the private sector. Sue also has an extensive clinical background, having started her career as a mental health nurse.
Dr Arun Dhandayudham, Medical Director
Dr Arun Dhandayudham leads on medical practice across WDP. Arun has been a Consultant in Addictions Psychiatry since 2005 and trained in Oxford and Cambridge. He was previously Clinical Director of the NHS Addictions services across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire as well as Clinical Lead within CRI. Arun has extensive experience in setting up community drug and alcohol services, prison services and dual diagnosis services. He has an interest in online shopping addiction, PTSD and chronic arousal states such as pain and anxiety. He also sits on the Royal College of Psychiatry Addictions Faculty serving as Coordinator for the Regional Representatives network as well as Chair of the Addictions Faculty Patients and Carers group.
Antony Heaven, Director of Human Resources
Antony joined WDP from the retail sector in 2005. He brings more than 10 years’ experience of HR and organisational learning & development, including seven years at Debenhams Retail. In addition to his role at WDP, Antony is Co-Chair at Galop, a London-based charity that raises awareness of, and delivers services to, LGBT people affected by bullying, domestic violence and sexual abuse. Antony has a BA, PGCE, Certificate in Counselling Skills, Diploma in Applied Group-Analytical Skills, Accredited Mediation Skills and has recently completed an MBA at the Open University.
Karin Read, Director of Finance
Karin has served as a Chief Finance Professional in the education sector, the police service and the financial services industry. She has over 30 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant and has held a number of trusteeships in charitable organisations.