Chris Lockwood

Chris Lockwood joined the Suicide Prevention Australia Board as an Elected Director in October 2018. Chris is the National CEO of MATES in Construction, Mining and Energy. He has a passion for delivering better mental health outcomes for workers and reducing the incidence of suicide across construction, mining, energy and allied industries. MATES in Construction, Mining & Energy improves the mental health of all of us at work through trusted workplace development programs, on site workshops, individual case management and helpline services. Prior to leading MATES, Chris worked in Industry Super for 10 years managing strategic relationships with industry partner organisations and drove the fund’s member health strategy and initiatives aimed at reducing the incidence of suicide.