Bowden-JonesDr Henrietta Bowden-Jones
Director; Honorary Senior Lecturer
National Problem Gambling clinic; Division of Brain Science, Imperial College, London
Henrietta is the Founder and Director of the National Problem Gambling Clinic in the UK. She is a medical doctor specialized in Addiction psychiatry and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Division of Brain Science at Imperial College. Before starting the clinic, for many years she ran a central London NHS inpatient drugs and alcohol detoxification unit as well as running the Homeless drugs and alcohol NHS services in Soho, London. Henrietta has been a member of the UK Government’s Responsible Gambling Strategy Board since 2009 advising on prevention, research, treatment and education and a member of the Board’s Research Panel. She has lectured extensively nationally and internationally for many years, regularly appears in national and international media, ranging from television to radio and newspapers, being interviewed on issues pertaining to pathological gambling, addiction, impulsivity and decision-making. Henrietta also runs the UK Problem Gambling Research Consortium, a group of 12 researchers from Imperial, Cambridge, Oxford and UCL collaborating on different research projects within the National Problem Gambling Clinic.