Meet the team
the CiMO Directors
Director of the CiMO
Imogen is the director of the Connections in Mind Foundation and co-founder of Connections in Mind. She is a Cognitive Psychologist interested in how we can support children to strengthen their executive function skills. She is currently completing a PhD at the University of Cambridge exploring this topic within mainstream classrooms. Imogen has worked in executive function coaching, special educational needs, parental mental health, the early years and as a youth worker and is dedicated to finding ways to ensure all children flourish.
Victoria Bagnall, CiMO director and Head Of EF Coach Training
Victoria Head of EF coach training at the Connections in Mind Foundation and is a co-founder of Connections in Mind. Victoria is a qualified teacher and has a wealth of experience working as a private tutor with children with SEN. She is passionate about supporting children and yon life. Where children have had a negative experience in school, she believes that with the right support these children can be re-engaged in education and can reach their potential academically and personally. Victoria believes that supporting children with their executive functions is a way to achieve this success.
Chantelle has been a part of the Connections in Mind family since 2019, joining the company as a HR manager. With a passion for supporting young people and helping them to flourish, her personal values aligned perfectly with the foundation.
the CiMF Staff and research team
Training facilitator, parent Support, Project Liaison
Belinda has a wealth of experience supporting children with children with ADHD and autism, both professionally and personally.
She is an executive function coach, training facilitator and offers parent support.
Belinda works with schools and coordinates the project delivery. She manages the communications and fundraising of the CiM Outreach.
Becky develops and evaluates the interventions that we deliver in schools and youth clubs.
She also supports the staff with the implementation of these interventions and particularly enjoys the relationship building element of her work between CiMO and the organisations that we work with.
Becky has a strong interest in supporting young people’s cognitive and emotional development. She has further plans to pursue a PhD in a similar research area.
Grace is an experienced EF coach and facilitator. She has a training in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and has worked as support worker focusing on inclusion and working with families. She is passionate in wanting to support children to develop and flourish.
Grace is also a qualified yoga teacher.
Research Assistant, Community Builder
Reve is a research assistant who works on our
connections in mind community page, promoting
research and resources on executive functions for
our existing members.
Reve is a recent masters graduate with a psychology background, specialising in Cognitive Development and Disorders and is keen to expand her knowledge on cognition and development in individuals of all ages from an array of backgrounds.
CiMO research advisor
Nikki is an Educational Psychologist working in Hertfordshire local authority. She has particular interest in supporting children who have experienced trauma, anxiety and executive functioning difficulties. She has recently published her work around developing an intervention to support achievement in maths through increasing self-regulation strategies, enhancing maths self concept and reducing math anxiety. She is also delivering training to schools on how to develop Executive Function skills, Metacognition and Self-regulation (EMS).
CiMO Research Advisor
Jason first join Connections in Mind as a executive function coach, from the outset it was clear that he had a passion for working with children from all backgrounds. Jason is currently studying to become and educational psychologist and adds great value to the Foundation with his input as a trustee.
Support the connections in Mind outreach
We are always looking for help supporting the work that we do at CiMO.
Please be in contact if you are able to help us deliver our projects either by volunteering your time or by making a financial contribution to the work we do.