Indigo Daya - to Dec 2015
Indigo Daya is a recovery expert by experience and an advocate for positive change in mental health led by people with lived experience. She is an Adjunct Research Fellow at Swinburne University. Previous roles have included General Manager of Consumer Leadership and Advocacy at Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria; Program Manager of Voices Vic, an award-winning consumer-led recovery program at Prahran Mission, and an internationally recognised trainer, speaker, writer and consultant in mental health.
Indigo's experience covers a broad range of fields, including training, group work, human resources, marketing, team leadership, project management, visual arts, fundraising, keywork, peer work and community development work. She regularly speaks at conferences across Australia and in the UK.
Indigo has lived experience of recovery from childhood trauma and being diagnosed with mental illness. She has 11 years of experience as a consumer of mental health services. She has studied recovery practice, community work, psychology, business, management, visual arts, and has a Certificate IV in workplace training and assessment.