Leonie Schell

Co-Director of Teaching and Training, Teacher, Trainer and Supervisor

I’m a mindfulness teacher, trainer and supervisor, and Co-Director of Teaching and Training at the OMF. Prior to becoming Co-Director, I was the OMF’s Global Partnerships Lead responsible for developing our international collaborations and partnerships with leading universities and workplaces to train...

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Claire Kelly

Co-Director of Teaching and Learning, Teacher, Trainer and Supervisor

I am a teacher of MBCT and MBSR, having trained at the University of Oxford and Bangor respectively.  I have taught mindfulness to adults in a range of settings, including the NHS, Multi-Academy Trusts, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, to clinical and educational psychologists, in...

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Alison Yiangou

Development Director – Training and Curricula. Teacher, Trainer and Supervisor

I am the Development Director – Training and Curricula for the Oxford Mindfulness Foundation (OMF). I am also a member of the University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC) Curriculum Development Group. I have an academic background in Psychology (MA Oxon). Most of my working life was spent in a business...

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Marion Furr

HR & Operations Manager and Teacher, Trainer and Supervisor

Until August 2016, I was Director of Ministerial Business and Parliamentary Accountability at the UK Department of Health (DH) and Chair of the DH Staff Health and Wellbeing programme. After training to teach MBSR and MBCT at Bangor and Oxford, I personally introduced Mindfulness to over 3,000 colleagues at DH...

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Sharon Hadley

Chief Executive Officer

Working with Chair of the Board of Trustees, I take joint responsibility for OMF strategic leadership. I am a business person who has been fortunate enough to find a field where I love to work.  Following many years in leadership roles, I am now a Fellow...

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Chris Cullen

Teacher, Trainer and Retreat Lead

  I work part-time as an MBCT teacher and trainer for the OMF. I also teach Insight Meditation retreats in the UK, US and mainland Europe, and have a psychotherapy practice in Oxford. For the University of Oxford Mindfulness Masters Programme, I teach the Buddhist...

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