Plenary Speakers

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Dr. Chris Groot

Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne, School of Psychological Sciences and Co-founder, Mental Ill-Health Stigma Researchers Australia Network (MISRA)

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Dr. Bernice Pescosolido

Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Indiana University; Founding Director, Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research; Founding Director, Irsay Institute for the Sociomedical Sciences

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Dr. Bridey Rudd, Ph.D.

Bridey Rudd is a Senior Researcher at the Mental Health Foundation where she leads on evaluation and research for See Me Scotland.

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Prof. Nicolas Rüsch, MD, MSt

Nicolas Rüsch is Professor for Public Mental Health and Consultant Psychiatrist at the Department of Psychiatry II, Ulm University and BKH Günzburg.

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Dr. Norman Sartorius, MD, PhD, FRCPsych

Norman Sartorius is the President of the Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes (AMH)

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Heather Stuart, PhD, FRSC, C.M.

Professor and Bell Canada Mental Health and Anti-stigma Research Chair, Queen’s University, Public Health Sciences

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Professor Sir Graham Thornicroft

Professor of Community Psychiatry, King's College London