Founder of Beside Yourself CIC, a social enterprise tackling stigma and unjust treatment around suicide.
Ellie is the founder of Beside Yourself CIC, a lived experience-led social enterprise representing the experiences and needs of those bereaved by suicide and respecting those we have lost by tackling stigma and unjust treatment to promote awareness, understanding and change.
Their mission is to utilise real-life insights and appropriate evidence-based knowledge to provide honest information, comment, expertise and support aimed at those directly or indirectly impacted by suicide.
She is also co-founder of Voices – People with Living Experience of Suicide (Hampshire), non-executive director of Luna Foundation CIC and a peer support group facilitator with national charity Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide.
‘The spokesperson programme offers a unique opportunity to learn from the very best to achieve greater impact in opening up honest, overdue conversations around suicide, to create necessary change.’