We are Onebright

The personalised mental healthcare company building a brighter way to provide life-changing support for people around the world. We work with everyone from insurance providers and companies to GPs and individuals to get people the support they need to feel better.

Onebright is now the fastest growing provider of private outpatient mental health services across a continuum of care and the leading outpatient mental healthcare company in the UK for patient referrals. We remain exclusively focused on mental health – dedicating all our energy and investment into improving end-to-end services for your employees’ mental health.

We combine evidence-based therapies and a world-class clinical network with cutting edge digital technology to support over 40,000 people a year and count more than 200 UK businesses as clients.
Our story
Formed in 2021, Onebright is the coming together of three leading mental health companies – CBT Clinics, Efficacy, and Moving Minds. We are stronger, brighter and better together, united in our aim to build a new way to deliver mental health care for people around the world.
Our story
What drives us
Our vision is to become the world’s leading provider of life-changing mental healthcare. We’re driven by six core values which underpin our expertise and forward looking, compassionate approach to delivering mental health support at scale.
What drives us
Digital innovation
We are investing in technology, artificial intelligence and data science to create highly personalised, on-demand services. From our virtual therapy room to online triage and personalised therapist and treatment matching, we are continually improving outcomes for all.
Digital innovation

Team

Our executive team


Donald Fowler
CEO
As Onebright’s CEO, Donald is responsible for leading the executive team and ensuring the business delivers on its mission; to create a brighter tomorrow by ensuring easy access to personalised, life changing mental health support.

Donald’s career started as a corporate lawyer followed by almost a decade in the banking and private equity industries. More recently Donald spent 12 years leading an insurances services and medical assessments business, overseeing significant growth and transformation in that time.
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Vicky Hodgson
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Vicky is responsible for the clinical and operational teams in Onebright ensuring that our services are easily accessible, and our assessors and therapists are able to provide the mental health support to our clients that delivers amazing life changing clinical outcomes. Vicky’s career started in banking before moving into leadership roles in a diverse range of financial services businesses. In her most recent roles Vicky has led operational activities for insurers, ensuring that customers were at the heart of their operations and making service delivery a priority.
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Paul Devlin
Chief Financial Officer
Paul is Chief Financial Officer for Onebright, managing functions including financial reporting, planning and analysis and the financial administration of the business, working closely with internal and external stakeholders to deliver value creation and effective financial governance. Having graduated as a medicinal chemist, Paul trained as an accountant, working in a number of FTSE 250 and Fortune 500 companies before taking the leap into private equity, where he has completed several successful exits. Paul’s experience has been in businesses undergoing significant change across a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, FMCG, regenerative medicine, healthcare technology and hospitality.
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Tim Dunn
Chief Commercial Officer
As the Chief Commercial Officer for Onebright, Tim leads and manages all aspects of Onebright commercial functions, including sales, marketing, and product development. Tim has over 20 years’ experience in the healthcare and insurance industry, he joined Onebright from healthcare and insurance company, Cigna, and has also held roles at AXA. The bulk of Tim’s career has been spent understanding the healthcare needs of UK corporates, working across multiple channels, such as prevention and behavioural change within the wellbeing sector, as well as access to care and pathway design in key areas such as oncology, MSK and mental health.
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Katy Sawyer
Chief People Officer
As Onebright’s Chief People Officer, Katy is responsible for leading HR strategy across the Group. Katy has worked across a diverse range of industries, in both publicly listed and private equity backed companies.

Katy has spent her most recent years, implementing commercially focussed global HR strategies within the healthcare tech industry, overseeing multiple organisational change programmes whilst supporting significant business growth.
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Paco Isla
Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer, Paco is responsible for delivering our vision to continuously innovate and facilitate our client journey to provide life changing therapy. Applying fintech patterns from his earlier career, he is determined to amplify the human factor that makes Onebright an indisputable industry leader in delivering data driven, evidence based therapy, and a clinically led service. Bringing in technology to improve client satisfaction and clinical outcomes whilst uncompromisingly guarding data security and client privacy is his key mission.
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Shamira Graham
Director of Corporate Solutions
Shamira has been working in mental health research and clinical practice for over 16 years. As a passionate mental health specialist providing mental health solutions at scale, she develops and delivers evidence based mental health pathways for corporate organisations and large insurers at scale incorporating psychiatry, psychological therapy and counselling pathways. Shamira provides specialist consultancy on wellbeing strategy, and develops and delivers mental health training, and organisational performance workshops. She has extensive experience working with professional services and has delivered training globally to international law firms.
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Dr Gabrielle Pendlebury
Clinical Director, Psychiatric Services
Gabrielle graduated from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Medical School. She undertook her general psychiatry training on the Royal Free Rotation, including a period in Melbourne, Australia, and her specialist training on the Maudsley Rotation. She is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist with expertise in forensic adolescent psychiatry and neurodevelopmental disorders. She lectures on these subjects on a number of postgraduate courses and acts as an expert witness.    In her previous role as Medicolegal Consultant she supported and advised doctors in criminal, disciplinary and regulatory matters.
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Ed Hughes
Strategy Director
As Onebright’s Strategy Director, Ed is responsible for strategic planning and projects across the business as well as leading outreach to new partners interested in joining or working with Onebright to achieve our mission.
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Support at scale
The size of our world-class clinical network means we can offer scalable, responsive support from prevention through to therapeutic care. We match individuals to the right treatment and therapist, wherever and whenever they need it.
Our clinical network
Our governance
We are trusted by the biggest healthcare and insurance brands to care for their members and clients. So we take our governance responsibilities very seriously – from how we safeguard your data, to how we ensure clinical excellence and safety at all times.
Governance
Clinical excellence
Our world class clinicians live and breathe what they do and are committed to clinical excellence. We focus on outcomes – supporting people to feel better. We can prove this because we use evidence-based tools to assess progress and outcomes.
Clinical excellence and impact
We work with great clients
From big multinationals and large insurance providers, to small companies and individuals, we are trusted to work with a wide range of people and organisations to improve mental health.
Who we work with
Bupa, mental health insurance

Awards

They speak for themselves.
WINNER
Client Care Initiative
Claims Management Awards 2017
WINNER
Best Use of Technology
Claims Management Awards 2017
WINNER
Young Achiever of the Year
Rehabilitation First Awards 2016
WINNER
Client Care Initiative
Claims Innovation Awards 2016
WINNER
Provider Initiative of the Year
Rehabilitation First Awards 2014
WINNER
Young Achiever of the Year
Rehabilitation First Awards 2015
WINNER
Young Achiever of the Year
Rehabilitation First Awards 2015
WINNER
Rising Star
Claims Innovation Awards 2014
Get in touch
Talk to one of our Onebright treatment coordinators today to discuss mental health support for your team or client or treatment options for you.
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