CRC for Mental Health

CRC Executive Team


Dr Ian Cooke
Chief Executive Officer

Professor Ashley Bush
Chief Scientific Officer

A/Prof Simon Laws
Deputy Chief Scientific Officer

Simone Quin
Chief Financial Officer / General Manager

Melanie Carew
Communication and Education Manager

Dr Noel Faux
Research Fellow and Leader Bioinformatics

Lauren Kelly
Research Management & Business Development Associate

CRC Program leaders

Program 1 – Neurodegenerative program

Program leaders are Professor Ralph Martins (Edith Cowan University) Professor Colin Masters (Mental Health Research Institute) and Professor Mal Horne (Florey Neurosciences Institute).

Leaders for each project within Program 1 can be found on the Our Science page of this website.

Program 2 – Psychoses program

Program leaders are Professor Ian Everall (the University of Melbourne), Professor Brian Dean (Mental Health Research Institute), Professor Assen Jablensky (University of Western Australia) and Professor Michael Berk (Barwon Health).

Leaders for each project within Program 2 can be found on the Our Science page of this website.