Our Leadership Team

SuperFriend’s executive leadership team is led by CEO Darren Black and consists of executives with expertise in mental health, innovation, strategy and operations.

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Darren Black

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Dr Ross Iles
Chief Research Officer

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Nicolas Porter
Chief Operating Officer

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Dr Denise Hamblin
Chief Customer Growth Officer

Dr Natalie Flatt

Dr Natalie Flatt
Chief Mental Health Advisor

Our Expert Advisory Committee

SuperFriend’s Expert Advisory Committee (EAC) acts as an advisory and consultative committee to the Board and Management. The Committee is Chaired by Professor Niki Ellis, Independent Director, and is responsible for overseeing the development and evaluation of SuperFriend’s innovative solutions.

Professor Niki Ellis (Chair)

Professor Niki Ellis (Chair)
Founder – Niki Ellis & Associates, Health Consultant


Mark Lyons
CareSuper – Chief Capability Officer

David Westgate

David Westgate
Mental Health Trainer and Speaker, Westgate & Friends

Katherine Kaspar

Katherine Kaspar
MIESF – Chief Executive Officer


Simonie Fox
Head of Shared Value -AIA Australia

David Caple

David Caple
Health & Safety Consultants


Brianna Cattanach
National Manager Mental Health Strategy and Delivery - Allianz Australia


Peta Slocombe
CEO - Performance Story


Alex Collie
Director - School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University

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Workplace Index

A new benchmarking tool developed by SuperFriend that reveals how mentally healthy an organisation is and identifies practical actions to help a workplace thrive.


Access a number of practical training courses designed using positive psychology approaches to build workplace mental health capability and confidence.


Access a range of free workplace mental health resources including guides, articles and more with practical tips to help guide workplaces and their employees.
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