Housing: the foundation for mental health | Wednesday 19 February 2020

Dr Gerry Naughtin

Strategic Adviser, Mental Health, Strategic Advisers and Research Division, National Disability Insurance Agency

Gerry Naughtin

Gerry Naughtin is the Strategic Adviser, Mental Health in the Strategic Advisers and Research Division of the NDIA. He brings extensive experience in the community mental health sector to this this position. Prior to taking up his position with the Agency, he was the Chief Executive of Mind Australia and brings nine years of sector and policy experience to his position. He was a member of the Independent Advisory Council to the Agency and along with Janet Meagher led the IAC’s work on mental health and the NDIS. He has been a member of the Expert Advisory Group to the Mental Health Service Planning Group and was a member of the VICSERV Board for five years. Gerry has an extensive career in human services in the disability and aged care sectors and has a strong history of engagement on consumer and carer participation.