Sarah Brennan

Sarah Brennan

Chief Executive - Young Minds

Sarah Brennan joined YoungMinds, the leading national charity promoting emotional well- being and mental health for children and young people, as Chief Executive in 2008.  Passionate about young people, Sarah…

Ian Manion

Ian Manion

Executive Director for the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health

Dr. Manion is a clinical psychologist and scientist-practitioner who has worked with children, youth and families for over 30 years.  He is a clinical professor in the School of Psychology…

Susan Blishen

Susan Blishen

Susan Blishen is Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s advisor on youth mental, responsible for disseminating and building on the learning and evaluation results from the five-year, £6m Right Here initiative, which she…

Nicola Byrom

Nicola Byrom

Student Minds - UK

Dr Byrom (@nicolabyrom) is an academic psychologist working at Oxford University, where she combines teaching with research into risk and resilience for mental health difficulties. She founded Student Minds, the…

Alicia Raimundo

Alicia Raimundo

Alicia Raimundo has been described as a “mental health superhero”, battling serious bouts of anxiety, depression and a suicide attempt since the age of 13. More recently, she used her…

Tony Bates

Tony Bates

CEO of Headstrong – The National Centre for Youth Mental Health, in Ireland

Dr. Tony Bates is the Founder / CEO of Headstrong – The National Centre for Youth Mental Health, in Ireland.  Headstrong was founded in 2006 as a non-profit organisation committed…

Muna Mohamed

Muna Mohamed

Youth Advisor - Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health

Muna Mohamed is a 3rd year Public Affairs and Policy Management specialization in Human Rights student at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. She currently acts as one of three Youth…

Mary Ann Davis

Mary Ann Davis

Research Associate Professor in the UMass Medical School’s Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center within the Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Maryann Davis is Research Associate Professor in the UMass Medical School’s Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center within the Department of Psychiatry. She is Director and Principal Investigator of…

Swaran Singh

Swaran Singh

Head of Mental Health & Wellbeing Division, University of Warwick, UK Consultant Psychiatrist, Birmingham Early Intervention Service Commissioner, Equality and Human Rights Commission, UK

After initially training as a surgeon in New Delhi Prof Singh became a psychiatrist in India and moved to UK in 1991. As lecturer & consultant at Nottingham, he conducted…

Patrick McGorry

Patrick McGorry

AO, MBBS, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRANZCP

Professor Patrick D. McGorry AO, MBBS, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRANZCP, is Executive Director of Orygen Youth Health Research Centre and Professor of Youth Mental Health at the Centre for Youth…

Ian Hickie

Ian Hickie

Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

From 2000 to 2003, Professor Hickie was CEO of beyondblue: the national depression initiative, and from 2003 to 2006 served as its Clinical Advisor. In 2003, Professor Hickie was appointed…

Ashok Malla

Ashok Malla

MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych, Dip PsychMed

Dr. Malla is a Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University, where he holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Early Psychosis, with a cross appointment in Department of Epidemiology…