Gillian is Chief Executive Officer of Parents Beyond Breakup, a suicide prevention charity supporting parents in distress through separation, primarily supporting Dads in Distress. PPB is a member organisation with AMHF. Gillian is a passionate advocate of suicide prevention and mental health, having lived experience of the suicide of a close family member. She was directly appointed to the board in August 2022 and elected as President in December 2022.
Chris Lytas is the Co-founder and Director of Right Mate, one of AMHF’s member organisations. Right Mate is a community-based mental health initiative, which builds community resilience through workshops that combine lived experience with factual information. Chris also runs the Geelong branch of The Man Walk in regional Victoria. Chris was elected to the AMHF Board in 2020 and re-elected in 2022 when he became Vice President.
Uliana is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Senior Finance professional with over 20 years of experience across multiple industries, including Retail, FMCG, Banking, Telecommunications and most recently Health/Non-For-Profit. Uliana is passionate about using her expertise to support best practice financial governance and sustainable finance that ensure positive environmental and social impacts. Uliana was directly appointed to the board and elected as Treasurer in August 2022.
David represents The Men’s Table, a grass roots, community-led, peer-to-peer organisation providing preventative men’s mental health and wellbeing, and community belonging for a growing cohort of men across Australia. The Men's Table is a member organisation with AMHF. Since 2019, David has been instrumental in leading the growth of The Men’s Table, securing Government funding under the National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program (NSPLSP) in 2022. He co-chairs the NSPLSP Alliance hosted by Suicide Prevention Australia. David was elected to the board and became AMHF secretary in 2022.
Darren is the CEO of SuperFriend, an organisation that improves workplace mental health and as a result, workers’ quality of life. Darren is passionate about improving mental health and reducing suicide particularly in male-dominated high-stigma work cultures. He was appointed to the AMHF Board in March 2021, when he was CEO of member organisation OZHELP Foundation and became an elected board member in December 2021.
Rae Bonney is an Integrated Well-being Specialist, helping organisations develop best practice around mental health in their workplace. She combines a formal counselling qualification (La Trobe University) with more than 30 years in the corporate sector to design interventions that help create environments that support mental health, particularly around men’s and boys' issues. Rae was first elected to the board in 2018 and re-elected in 2022. She was AMHF's Vice President from 2019-2022.
Greg is one of Australia’s leading experts on men’s health and wellbeing with over 35 years’ experience in the men’s health promotion area developing, implementing and evaluating many health and wellbeing programs, male health promotion training sessions, and developing male health and wellbeing resources. He is the author of “Men’s health & wellbeing: an a – z guide” and a founding member of the AMHF Board, most recently elected in 2021. He was AMHF's President from 2019-2022.
Andrew is a social worker and is career includes work with young offenders, veterans, older people, male victims of violence, men at risk of suicide and remote Aboriginal communities. He represents the One in Three, an AMHF member organisation, which raises awareness of the existence and needs of male victims of family violence. The campaign undertakes a range of advocacy work and signposts male victims of family violence and abuse to support and advice. Andrew joined the AMHF Board in 2022.