Nicolas Brown has spent the majority of his career in the for-purpose sector working with young people in Australia and overseas. In 2015 he began work at batyr, a youth mental health organisation focused on ensuring all young people have the tools and support they need to live thriving lives. Initially beginning his time as the School Program Manager in the start-up phase of batyr’s growth he has taken on a number of roles to drive batyr’s impact. Nic stepped into the role of CEO in late 2019 where he continues his commitment to ensuring batyr delivers on its mission, vision and strategic direction.
Nicolas is a Technical Advisory Group Member with the National Mental Health Commission for the National Stigma and Discrimination Reduction Strategy and a previous member of the Suicide Prevention Australia Policy Committee.