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by Olivia Dunn

RPN, MSA, CHE. Vice-President, Programs and Priorities, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Ed Mantler

Vice-President, Programs and Priorities, Mental Health Commission of Canada

A highly motivated visionary and expert at building partnerships, fostering stakeholder engagement, and aligning strategic objectives, Ed has led innovation and improvement in both healthcare and mental health for over two decades.

As Vice-President of Programs and Priorities at the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Ed is dedicated to promoting mental health in Canada and changing the attitudes of Canadians toward mental health problems and illnesses. Ed is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse, holds a Masters of Science Administration degree, and is a Certified Health Executive.

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Our Global Leadership Council

Our Global Leadership Council provides thought leadership from a diverse range of professional backgrounds and experience.

Louise Bradley

Former Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC)

Fran Silvestri

President and CEO, International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL)

Ashley de Silva

CEO of ReachOut Australia

Colin Seery

Chief Executive Officer at Lifeline Australia

Professor Chee Ng

Professor and Healthscope Chair of Psychiatry at The Melbourne Clinic

Jay Buckey

Professor of Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Graziella Thake

CEO of Optimisation Hub

Andrew Slater

CEO of Whakarongorau Aotearoa

Ed Mantler

Former Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC)

Nicholas Watters

Director of Access, Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC)

Mary O'Hagan

Executive Director Lived Experience, Department of Health, Victoria, Australia

Charles Curie

Principle and Founder, The Curie Group, LLC

Juanita Ryan

Deputy Chief Executive at Ara Poutama

Victoria Hornby

CEO, Mental Health Innovations, United Kingdom

Victoria Hornby

CEO, Mental Health Innovations, UK

International Phone and Text Helplines

Victoria is CEO of Mental Health Innovations, the charity behind SHOUT, the UK’s first 24/7 crisis text service. From 2011 to 2017, she was Director of Programmes at The Royal Foundation, building a portfolio of projects including the Invictus Games, Coach Core, United for Wildlife and Heads Together.