Our senior management team

The FPA trustees delegate responsibility for day-to-day leadership and management to the Chief Executive and Senior Management team.

Natika H Halil, Chief Executive

Natika became Chief Executive in April 2015, taking over from Acting Chief Executive Audrey Simpson.

Natika has worked for FPA since 2008, with her roles including Director of Communications, Health and Wellbeing and Information lead.

Natika has worked in the voluntary sector since 1996. She started her career as a helpline volunteer at SANEline, the mental health charity, before moving into the field of infant health and bereavement.

Before working at FPA, Natika spent seven years at the Stroke Association, heading up their information services. Natika has a wealth of experience in health and information provision and an academic background in psychology and psychotherapy.

Senior Management Team

  • Bekki Burbidge, Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Communications and Digital
  • Mark Breslin, Director of Northern Ireland