Roberta Pomponio
Roberta Pomponio

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Working to Improve mental health and quality of life to prevent and alleviate mental illness through physical activity, Roberta is passionate about social mobility, promoting the growth mindset and education leading to a better quality of life for all.
Above all Roberta, a Mental Health First Aid instructor, and a Making Every Contact Count (MECC) for mental health Training Lead and an overall mental health ambassador.

We all have mental health and how we look after it affects our quality of life. Staying active is to be an invaluable part of Roberta’s mental health self-care toolkit.

Away from work, Roberta is also a volunteer Enterprise Adviser for the Career and Enterprise Company. A dog lover, in her free time, Roberta teaches Italian, likes hiking and baking. During the Lockdown months Roberta started growing fruit and vegetable in her garden, of which she is extremely proud.

Some feedback received from course delegates:

"Great and insightful course, helping me to further my knowledge of mental health and increase my confidence in tackling any challenges I face. It has also been beneficial for my own mental health, making sure I take time for myself."

"I would really like to thank Roberta for her time and such a fantastic course. She really enabled us to gain an understanding of how to be mental health first alders but also what mental health means to us. I would thoroughly recommend this course to friends, family and colleagues."

Work Experience

Roberta is the Strategic Partnership Manager for Active Minds and joined Active Cheshire in May 2019. She was born in Italy but, having lived in Cheshire for over 20 years she is grateful for the opportunities offered by the UK. She has many years’ experience as a lecturer and team leader in Further Education and as a career and engagement coordinator in the NHS in Cheshire and the Wirral working collaboratively with many stakeholders in our subregion.


Cert Ed
Member of the Making Every Contact Count (MECC) for mental health experts reference group
Member of the Mental Health Partnership Boards in Cheshire West and East

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