David Burroughs

Chief Mental Health Officer, Westpac

David Burroughs is a senior workplace psychologist and strategist who has been working in the area of workplace mental health both in Australia and internationally for almost 20 years. David specialises in the early intervention and prevention of workplace mental ill-health and has a passion for innovation and challenging convention. David has been and remains a strategic advisor to numerous federal government departments and many national and multinational organisations on workplace mental health and behaviour matters, and has developed several nationally awarded corporate mental health and wellbeing initiatives.  David’s current interests include men’s mental health, creating ethical ‘speak up’ cultures and addressing the challenges of the aging workforce. David is a sought after speaker both here and abroad and brings a highly pragmatic and strategic approach to managing complex people management matters. David is currently working as Chief Mental Health Officer for Westpac where he is focussed on supporting Westpac’s strategic approach to staff and customer mental health.