Managing Director

Zachary Adebanjo

“People with lived experience are at the heart of services and are leading the way for reform. Experts by Experience, Co-Production and peer support are growing by the day and the impact this is having on services and organisations is simply profound. 

LENs aims to bring people together to develop and implement more positive change in this area. Thinking together, working together and changing
together.”

Experts by Experience

Peer support

Our Experts by experience are trained in peer support and can provide assistance with recovery colleges and recovery oriented practices across the sector.

Diverse experiences

We have a team of over 40 Experts by Experience nationally with a broad range of lived and learnt experience from a variety of service lines.

Co-production

Co-production is at the heart of everything we advocate for at LENs and our team of dedicated experts by experience are both trained and experienced in supporting a culture that embraces co-production.

WHO WE ARE

How we Make A Difference

Lived Experience Network are committed to making a difference within the
mental health and social healthcare environments through our work. Here are
some of our key drivers.

National Reach

We have a bank and network of EbEs that span nationwide, giving us the ability to reach all hospitals, wherever the location may be.

Local Experts for Local Services

We have a bank and network of EbEs that span nationwide, giving us the ability to reach all hospitals, wherever the location may be.

Real Impact

We have created much-needed value to the services and hospitals we have been working with by our comprehensive reports and constructive feedback

Partnership Service

We believe in working hand-in-hand with hospitals to offer a service that is well suited to their needs, therefore offering a new lens into best practices and valuable co-production.

Who we have worked with