Half of lifetime mental ill health is already present by the age of 14, so prevention targeted at younger people would result in greater personal, social and economic benefits than intervention at any other time in the lifespan.
— Department of Health
 
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How MeeTwo was started

Like most start ups, MeeTwo began as a good idea, but it wasn't until Suzi met Kerstyn that it turned into a viable project. Their meeting was serendipitous. They got talking at a kid’s trampolining class and Suzi shared her idea for an app that would allow teenagers to access advice and information through a smart phone. Suzi's experience as an agony aunt, a psychologist and a Childline counselor meant that she was experienced at dealing with social, sexual and emotional problems, but it was Kerstyn's experience in education and technology that made the project happen.

 

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Co-CEO: Suzi Godson (Left) is a psychologist, journalist and leading expert in sex and relationships. She writes a weekly sex and relationships column in The Times newspaper and is a regular BBC Woman's Hour contributor. Suzi believes that young people need a much broader PSHE curriculum that includes issues like body confidence, peer pressure, consent, attraction and how to behave in a relationship. In her book ‘The Body Bible’ (Penguin), Suzi tackles the complex relationship that women of all ages have with their bodies. Her award winning book “The Sex Book”  has been translated into fifteen languages and is recommended by the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists. She is married and has four children.  

Co-CEO: Dr Kerstyn Comley (Right) is an education technologist, founder governor of a secondary school in London and volunteer teacher. Kerstyn is a link governor for safeguarding with a particular interest in online safety. Through her work Kerstyn has experienced first hand the benefit to young people of peer support. As a governor she is acutely aware of how schools struggle to provide adequate sex and relationship education and pastoral support. Kerstyn regularly contributes to forums like the Innovative Cloud Educator’s (ICE) which actively seek novel technological solutions for education. She is married and has two children. 

 

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Tech Team: 

 

Coral Solutions

 

Lithuania

 

 

 

 

Media & Communications Consultant: Hilly Janes is a former Assistant Editor of The Times, where she won the Medical Journalists Association's Health Editor of the Year Award. Hilly has also worked as an editor and writer specialising in health, wellbeing, relationships and parenting on leading newspapers and magazines including the Guardian, Observer and Prospect Magazine. She also teaches journalism at the University of the Arts, London.

 

Advisory Group

We are being advised on investment and business by

Michael Norton OBE
Honorary Director of  CIVA and Co-Founder of Unlimited

Karen Hanton
Entrepreneur and founder of Toptable.com

Adrian Court
PA Consulting Alumni

Clement Camillier
Bloomberg LP | Bank of America Merrill Lynch Relationship Manager EMEA

Matthew Jayes
Business Enterprise, Birkbeck, University of London

 

Andy Lennard
Chairman and founder Texel Finance. Primary funder to date.

Katy Beechy
Director, Texel Charitable Foundation

Dr Andres Fonseca
Psychiatrist, University College London.

Professor Karim Brohi
Professor of Trauma Sciences, Barts and the London School of Medicine

Lauren Thackeray
Educational psychologist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Nick Midgley PhD
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Anna Freud Centre   

Youth Pretesting Panel

 Enego, aged 14

Coco, aged 16             Molly, aged 18

Amy, aged 14              Tom, aged 19

Youth Advisory Group

Jack Pearce Connolly, Sociology Graduate, Leeds (2016)

Andrea De La Concha, Animator

Scarlet Evans, Graphic Designer

Isamaya Ffrench, Make Up Artist

Katie Lennard, Artist

Support, Guidance and Funding from

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