Dr Greg Dear
Chief Operating Officer
Stuart was recently appointed by the Jilya board as our first COO, and he brings with him a wealth of experience in the not-for-profit sector. He joins the Jilya family as former General Manager of community radio station RTRFM from 2015 – 2018 and General Manager of FolkWorld from 2018 – 2021.
Stu has a strong, proven track record of exemplary strategic planning, governance, financial management and leadership. He places particular emphasis on the values of integrity, authenticity, transparency, resilience, equality, accountability, optimism and collaboration.
Dr Greg Dear
Dr Greg Dear has 35 years’ experience as a clinical and forensic psychologist, including 22 years in academia where he supervised honours, masters, and PhD research, and conducted research in mental health, psychological assessment, suicide prevention, and program evaluation.
He has published over 100 papers in scientific journals and international conferences, was a member of the WHO expert committee on preventing suicide in prisons, edited a book on suicide prevention with contributing authors from 11 different countries, and was a member of a research round table for the Royal Commission into Institutional Sexual Abuse.