Breakout Presenters

Andrew Thorp

Andrew Thorp (BA/BEc (Hons), ANU), Adult Populations Project Manager, beyondblue

beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness of anxiety and depression in Australia and to reduce stigma. beyondblue works to create an Australian community that understands depression and anxiety, empowers people to seek help and supports recovery, management and resilience.

As a beyondblue Project Manager over the past three years, Andrew Thorp has responsibility for a range of projects funded through the Australian Government’s Taking Action to Tackle Suicide initiative, including Australia’s version of Man Therapy. In addition, Andrew is program manager of beyondblue’s projects funded through donations from the Movember Foundation, including the world-first action research project, the STRIDE (Stigma Reduction Interventions: Digital Environments) Project. Andrew is heading towards 15 years’ experience in population health planning, with a particular interest in men’s health and priority populations