From co-producing policy, to steering regional & national reviews, to public-speaking, Steve Gilbert OBE brings tested professional skills and living-experience of serious mental illness to your organisation.
Steve seeks to ensure that co-production is at the heart of any programme in which he is involved. He is committed to developing living-experience leaders, who have the ability and skills to work alongside professionals at the highest level, thus maximising the input of service users and carers, working with organisations.
Steve has been a member of numerous advisory boards, steering groups, programme teams and boards of management. Steve strives to ensure that issues of inequality and service user experiences are at the core of every discussion.
Steve is renowned for his ability to link things back to how they affect real people in real situations.
Steve is an experienced speaker. He delivers high-quality presentations, balancing professional knowledge with personal experiences and anecdotes.
Steve takes time to understand the needs of the audience, focused on improving their understanding of the particular challenge. He finishes every talk with a ‘Call to Action’.