Lucinda Brogden AM B.Comm., M.Psych.

Chair & Commissioner, National Mental Health Commission

Lucy has a strong commitment to helping others.  Her primary areas of focus are issues facing Women and Girls and Mental Health and Wellbeing particularly in the workplace.  She takes an evidenced based approach to problem solving and social investment.

Lucy has more than 25 years’ experience commercial experience with companies including Macquarie Group and Ernst & Young working in accounting, finance and organisational psychology.  Specifically, Lucy has worked in trusted advisory roles with some of Australia’s leading CEO’s, Managing Partners, Ministers and Chairs.  In 2015, Lucy was named as one of the 100 Women of Influence in Australia – Public Policy.

Kookaburra Kids has been honoured to call Lucy Brogden a proud Ambassador for over five years.

Lucy Brogden was honoured for her work in suicide prevention and mental health on the Queen’s Birthday honours list 2019: A woman who has committed herself to preventing suicide and improving the mental health of all Australians and has been made a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia – Congratulations Lucy.

Chair, Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance

Member, Suicide Prevention Project Reference Group – Mental Health Principal Committee

Patron, Partners in Depression

Patron, Lifeline Northern Beaches

Friend, Carers NSW

Founder & Patron, Sydney Women’s Fund

Silver Medallion, Surf Lifesaving – Patrol at Bilgola Beach