Miss Kath Lovell is very proud to be the Managing Director of Emergence and never more so of the individuals she has work with and so passionately for. She has been the Managing Director since Emergence was formed in 2009 after the merger of Borderline UK and Personality Plus. Prior to the merger, she was the National Project Development Manager for Borderline UK. She see herself as a passionate and driven individual seeking to make the best use of my lived experience of mental health issues to help others. Over the years preceding she has worked with Borderline UK and Emergence She has been involved in a number of service user involvement initiatives including being a service user researcher with St George's, University of London, working on a number of innovative projects between 2005 and 2008. In addition to her role with Emergence she is also the Chair of the Board of Trustees with the National Survivor User Network, having been involved with that organisation since its inception in 2007.