Our Staff

Mental Health Australia’s success depends on the experience and dedication of its staff.  The team combines extensive skills in business, governance, policy and program development, and management, planning, communications and event management and administration.




Dr Leanne Beagley

Chief Executive Officer

Zelma Boggis 

Director, Corporate Services

Harry Lovelock

Director, Policy and Research

Lachlan Searle 

Director, External Relations

Kylie Bartlett

Senior Corporate Services and Finance Officer

Danica Browne

Lived Experience Programs Officer

Amy Byrne

Corporate Services Officer

Emma Coughlan

Senior Policy and Research Officer

Ruth Das

Embrace Project Manager

Ingrid Hatfield

Senior Policy and Research Officer

Nikki Hogan

Partnerships Manager

Kathryn Sequoia

Corporate Governance Advisor

Erin Stewart

Communications Officer

Felicity Wilkins

Team Support/ Events Coordinator