Lord Victor Adebowale


Chief Executive of Turning Point

Victor is Chief Executive of Turning Point, a health and social care organisation providing services for people with complex needs, including those affected by substance misuse, mental ill health and those with a learning disability. 

Victor has a passionate interest in public service reform and reversing the inverse care law, (those who need public services most tend to get them least).  In pursuit of this he lectures and speaks widely on the subjects of poverty, social exclusion, equality and human rights, leadership and change management. 

Victor is a Non Executive Director of NHS England, on the Board of English Touring Theatre, President of the International Association of Philosophy and Psychiatry and Chancellor of Lincoln University. He is the founder and Chair of Collaborate at London South Bank University.

In 2000, Victor was awarded the CBE for services to the New Deal, the unemployed, and homeless young people and in 2001, was appointed a cross bench member of the House of Lords.