Please find below our confirmed speakers. Please note that speakers are still being finalised and are subject to change. You can also see the conference program here.

Simone Campbell

Board Member, FearLess

Simon Gillard

PHN advisory board, Ambassador, PTSD & suicide prevention lived experience presenter, Bestselling Author

Sam Mostyn

Chair, ANROWS and non- executive director

Ruth McIntyre

Richard Lord

CEO, Assistance Dogs Australia

Renee Wilson

Strategic Advisor, Veterans and Families

Prof Richard Bryant

Scientia Professor, University of NSW

Prof Maxwell Bennett

Professor of Neuroscience and University Chair, University of Sydney

Prof David Forbes

Director, Phoenix Australia

Prof Alison Jones

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Health & Communities), University of Wolloongong

Petrea King

Founder & CEO, Quest for Life

Natasha Exelby

Ambassador, Fearless

Mel Armstrong-Jones

Founder of Brave Humanity, Corporate Team Facilitator, Mental Hygiene Yoga Teacher

Mark Carroll

President, Police Federation of Australia/Police Association of SA

Mark Black

Project Officer, Fire & Rescue NSW

Lea McCaskill

Exercise and Sports Science Australia Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Scientist, Capital Rehabilitation Professionals

Kerrie Atherton

Founder, Stories of HOPE Australia

John Schumann


James Maskey

National Engagement Manager, Police & Emergency Services Program, Beyond Blue

Esther McKay

Project Coordinator, NSW Police Legacy

Dr Megan Robertson

Board Member, FearLess

Chris Giles

CEO, Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation

Chris Barrie

Admiral, Board Member, FearLess

Belinda Neil

Board Member, Fearless, Former Police Inspector

Aunty Lorraine Peeters


Anthony Minichiello

Mentor Speaker, Zenergy Group - The Change Room

Andy Fermo

Founder / Project Facilitator, Invisible Injuries Project

Amanda Devine

Professor, Edith Cowan University

Allan Behm

Board Member, FearLess

Alex Gerrick

CEO, Fearless

Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d)

Chancellor, University of the Sunshine Coast

Aileen Craig

Senior Anaesthetist, Flinders Medical Centre

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