Chair of the 2017 Australian Mental Health Prize Advisory Board
Ita Buttrose AO OBE is a journalist, businesswoman, television personality and author. Ita was the founding editor of Cleo Magazine. Ita is a National Ambassador for Alzheimers Australia, and was Australian of the Year in 2013. (NSW)
Professor The Hon. Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO has held previous roles including the NSW State Governor, Chancellor of the University, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Sydney. (N
Professor Allan Fels AO is the current Chair of the National Mental Health Commission. He was formerly Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. He is Chair of the Haven Foundation which provides accommodation, care and support for persons with severe persistent mental illness. (VIC)
Adam Gilchrist AM is a former Australian Test Cricketer. Adam is a Television Sports Commentator, and was formerly Chair of the Australia Day Council. (WA)
Sophie Scott is the ABCs National Medical Reporter. Sophie has won the Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Medical Reporting, and is also a recipient of Research Australias Health Research in the Media Award. She is an Author, and currently a board member of the Australian Medical Association NSW Charitable Foundation. (NSW)
Greta Bradman is an award-winning Australian soprano and Decca recording artist, presenter with ABC Classic FM and provisional clinical psychologist. She is content advisor to the Arts Wellbeing Collective, patron of St Matthews Music Foundation and an ambassador for Her Majesty’s Theatre.