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Speaker Biography

Vivienne Evans OBE

Vivienne Evans’s career began in health promotion in the NHS, and moved into substance misuse prevention policy in the charity sector.

Before taking up her role as Chief Executive of Adfam, she was Head of Programme Development at DrugScope, leading on education and prevention work in a partnership project with Alcohol Concern.

She is a former member of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) and chaired its working group on the implementation of Hidden Harm. She is currently the chair of the advisory committee for the Family Drug and Alcohol Court project, and the chair of the Skills Consortium – an independent body set up to maximise the potential of the substance misuse sector workforce.

Vivienne was awarded the OBE in 2008 for her contribution to substance misuse prevention and families work.