Devon De Silva


Devon De Silva works for WDP, a national substance misuse service provider, and oversees the organisations Innovation and Research Unit (IRU). The IRU bridges the gap between academia and service delivery and is responsible for designing and contributing to research within the sector whilst also developing innovations that enhance service delivery. The IRU’s current portfolio includes evaluating the impact of WDP’s digital innovations and adapting interventions traditionally used within the mental health field e.g. Animal Assisted Therapy/Open Dialogue.