John Jolly – Chief Executive

John Jolly

John is the Chief Executive of Blenheim. He has worked in the substance misuse and criminal justice sectors for 26 years and has extensive experience in the development and management of substance misuse service provision.

John’s qualifications include: Applied Social Studies BA(hon); MBA; Chartered Manager; Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW); and Qualified Prince2 practitioner. He is a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and one of the first few hundred managers nationally to have achieved Chartered Manager status. John is also a member of the Skills Consortium Executive.

John joined Blenheim and CDP as the new CEO to merge the two organisation; before that he worked at both practitioner and management levels within a range of organisations and has worked as a director in two other substance misuse organisations. For six years he was the strategy co-ordinator for the countries largest Drug Action Team. He has extensive experience of inter-agency working at the highest levels and has also worked as a manager and practitioner within the probation service.

Read John’s blog here.