Adjunct Assoc Prof Duggan is a director of the UK based consultancy Public Service Works and a well-respected health policy analyst. She has a long track record of international work on health and social care policy. In Australia she has been working with Victoria University and the Royal College of Australian and New Zealand Psychiatrists to address the current policy gap on women’s mental health. The goal of the project is to develop advocacy approaches aimed at improving the physical health and life expectancy of people with severe mental illness.