Mark Mathieson

Mark Mathieson

Professional Title Psychologist

Companies & Organisations Founder Psyched Up, Co-Founder – Mounted Missions

Session Title Psychology at the edge: Global best practices in mental health support

Mark is a registered Psychologist (although somewhat begrudgingly at times).  Over the past 30 years he has worked in some of the strangest, harshest and least ‘clinical’ environments on the globe.  He has managed human factors risk in the mountains of Laos, worked with Commanders of Special Operations forces in Afghanistan, debriefed wintering Expeditioners for the Australian Antarctic program, designed and implemented local recruitment and induction programs in the bad-lands of Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste for oil companies (including being taken hostage), established culture change programs in elite private schools, assessed and recruited indigenous youth into mining jobs in North Western Australia, taken privileged Australian teenagers into the mountains of Timor and Nepal, managed cast and crew on over 20 Reality TV shows, built resilience and ‘grit’ programs for corporate groups as well as many other more mundane services that help individuals, groups and organisations solve complex, adaptive, systemic human issues.